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  • n. A mark made on the moulds of a ship to show where the angles of the timbers are to be placed.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A mark made on the molds of a ship, when building, to show where the angles of the timbers are to be placed.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In ship-building: One of the stations of the rib-bands and harpings which are marked on the timbers. See rib-band line, under rib-band.
  • n. A cleat temporarily placed on the outside of a rib to give a hold to the rib-band by which, through the shores, it is supported on the slipway.

Etymologies

sur- +‎ mark? (Wiktionary)

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