from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An establishment for the experimental investigation of the phenomena of the motion of vessels and screw-propellers through the water, the determination of suitable forms of hull for a given speed, and the ascertainment of the power necessary to drive a given form of hull through the water at any given speed.
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