waterline

[ UK /wˈɔːtəlˌa‍ɪn/ ]
NOUN
  1. a line corresponding to the surface of the water when the vessel is afloat on an even keel; often painted on the hull of a ship
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How To Use waterline In A Sentence

  • The battleships were loaded down with so much fuel, food, and ammunition that armored belts and decks were below the waterline.
  • The Nonsuch is no typical catboat below the waterline, and if you are familiar with the considerable weather helm common to most Cape Cod catboats, you will be pleasantly surprised.
  • Workers are now removing the 'chunam' or quick lime, which had been applied to the hull below the waterline to keep it watertight during the voyage. Khaleej Times : UAE News
  • Her double hull and heavy sealed compartments along the waterline make her easily the most survivable warship in Naval history. NIMITZ CLASS
  • The river, still carrying debris from recent rains, has dropped eight feet; I can see the old waterline on the trees.
  • Trimmings - the rails, scuppers and waterline - were painted black, in counterpoint to the polished metal of brass fixtures.
  • As the world struggles to emerge from the economic near-collapse, one sub-group in the United States has slid below the waterline in record numbers: formerly middle-class women.
  • When we reached the beach at last, Trevor threw his bicycle to the ground and rushed to the waterline with his bag of bread. MY BABYSITTER HAS FANGS
  • For a more dramatic look, Margaret emphasises the eyes with a dark brown eyeliner across the waterline and above the top lash line.
  • The forward part of the ship below the waterline was a complete casualty. Nuke Zone
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