HyperDic: water_line

English > 2 senses of the expression water line:
NOUNlocationwater line, waterline, water levela line corresponding to the surface of the water when the vessel is afloat on an even keel
locationwater line, watermarka line marking the level reached by a body of water
English > water line: 2 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningA 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.
Synonymswaterline, water level
Narrowerload line, Plimsoll line, Plimsoll mark, PlimsollWaterlines to show the level the water should reach when the ship is properly loaded
BroaderlineA spatial location defined by a real or imaginary unidimensional extent
Spanishlinea de flotacion, línea de flotación
Catalanlínia de flotació
English > water line: 2 senses > noun 2, location
MeaningA line marking the level reached by a body of water.
Synonymwatermark
Narrowerhigh-water markA line marking the highest level reached
low-water markA line marking the lowest level reached
BroaderlineA spatial location defined by a real or imaginary unidimensional extent

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