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  • adj. Alternative spelling of waterborne.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Nautical, supported or sustained by the pressure of the water: said of a vessel or other object partly in and partly out of water. A vessel is partly water-borne when some part of it rests on the bottom so that its weight is supported partly by the ground and partly by its buoyancy in the water; a vessel completely water-borne is afloat.
  • Borne or conveyed by water; carried in a boat or vessel; floated.

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