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centre of buoyancy


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  • n. the point through which the resultant of all buoyant forces on an immersed hull are assumed to act; the centre of mass of the displaced water

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. (physics) the center of mass of the immersed part of ship or other floating object


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