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Surface of flotation

(Shipbuilding) the imaginary surface which all the planes of flotation touch when a vessel rolls or pitches; the envelope of all such planes.

See also: Flotation

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Surf whiting
Surface
surface area
surface assimilation
Surface condensation
Surface condenser
surface fire
surface gage
surface gauge
Surface grub
surface lift
Surface loading
surface mail
surface mine
surface noise
Surface of elasticity
-- Surface of flotation --
Surface plate
Surface printing
surface search radar
surface ship
surface soil
Surface tension
surface-active
surface-active agent
surface-assimilative
surface-mine
surface-to-air
surface-to-air missile
surface-to-air missile system
Surfacer
surfacing
surfactant
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