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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A mark upon the outside of a ship that corresponds with the level of the sea, river, etc. when it is afloat on an even keel.

Usage examples (33)
  • The forward part of the ship below the waterline was a complete casualty.
  • And it goes on back to the -- to the waterline, which is where the rice field starts at.
  • Below the waterline is a vast number of people who don't consider themselves unemployed; they're just currently without income.
  • The central citadel system consists in armoring that part of the waterline which is abreast of the engines and boilers. for more
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