from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. an end elevation, showing the conbour of the sides of a ship at certain points of her length.
- n. etc. See under Body, Floor, etc.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In ship-building, a plan upon which are projected the intersections of the sides of the vessel with transverse vertical planes passing through certain fixed points, the intersections with the fore-body being shown upon one side and those with the after-body on the other.
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