- A system of aircraft location designation. The water line is the measurement of height in inches perpendicular from a horizontal plane located a fixed number of inches below the bottom of the aircraft fuselage.
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Waterline — «Waterline» Сингл Jedward из альбома Young Love … Википедия
Waterline — refers to an imaginary line marking the level at which ship or boat floats in the water. To an observer on the ship the water appears to rise or fall against the hull . Temperature also affects the level because warm water provides less buoyancy … Wikipedia
waterline — [wôt′ərlīn΄] n. 1. the line to which the surface of the water comes on the side of a ship or boat 2. any of several lines parallel to this, marked at various heights on the hull of a ship, indicating the various degrees of submergence when the… … Universalium
waterline — 1620s, line where the water rises to on the hull of a ship afloat, from WATER (Cf. water) (n.1) + LINE (Cf. line) (n.) … Etymology dictionary
waterline — ► NOUN 1) the level normally reached by the water on the side of a ship. 2) a line on a shore, riverbank, etc. marking the level reached by the sea or a river … English terms dictionary
waterline — [wôt′ərlīn΄] n. 1. the line to which the surface of the water comes on the side of a ship or boat 2. any of several lines parallel to this, marked at various heights on the hull of a ship, indicating the various degrees of submergence when the… … English World dictionary
waterline — wa|ter|line [ˈwo:təlaın US ˈwo:tər , ˈwa: ] n 1.) the waterline the level that water reaches on the side of a ship etc ▪ Two torpedoes struck below the waterline. 2.) [singular] the edge of a large area of water, especially the sea, where it… … Dictionary of contemporary English
waterline — [[t]wɔ͟ːtə(r)laɪn[/t]] waterlines also water line N COUNT: usu sing The waterline is a line, either real or imaginary, on the side of a ship representing the level the water reaches when the ship is at sea. Ray painted below the waterline with a… … English dictionary
waterline — UK [ˈwɔːtə(r)ˌlaɪn] / US [ˈwɔtərˌlaɪn] noun [countable] Word forms waterline : singular waterline plural waterlines the highest point where water touches the side of a boat … English dictionary
waterline — noun a) the line formed by the surface of the water on the hull of a ship when she is afloat; any of a series of short lines marked on the hull to show where the waterline would be under different loadings b) a line showing where the water has… … Wiktionary
waterline — noun the waterline the level that water reaches on the side of a ship … Longman dictionary of contemporary English