Waterline - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈwɔːtərlaɪn|  American pronunciation of the word waterline
Brit.  |ˈwɔːtəlʌɪn|  British pronunciation of the word waterline

noun

- 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

Examples

We repaired the hull below the waterline.

As the waterline advanced, the vegetation was swamped.

Two torpedoes struck below the waterline.

Word forms

noun
singular: waterline
plural: waterlines
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