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Waterline

Meanings and phrases

waterline

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  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; water line; water level

below the waterline

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The belt began below the waterline and extended to above it.
  • Finally, a sliding hatch was opened with a cutting torch six feet below the waterline.
  • "Benedetto Brin" was also equipped with four torpedo tubes placed in the hull below the waterline.

above the waterline

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • On the 23rd, she was rammed and damaged above the waterline by .
  • Armor was also applied to the part of the hull above the waterline.
  • It has a wave-piercing tumblehome hull form whose sides slope inward above the waterline.
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