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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Center of flotation (0.01163 detik)
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English → English (WordNet) Definition: center of flotation center of flotation n : the center of gravity of a floating object [syn: centre of flotation ]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Center of flotation Flotation \Flo*ta"tion\, n. [Cf. F. flottation a floating, flottaison water line, fr. flotter to float. See Flotilla.] 1. The act, process, or state of floating. [1913 Webster] 2. The science of floating bodies. [1913 Webster] 3. (Com. & Finance) Act of financing, or floating, a commercial venture or an issue of bonds, stock, or the like. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] Center of flotation. (Shipbuilding) (a) The center of any given plane of flotation. (b) More commonly, the middle of the length of the load water line. --Rankine. Plane of flotation, or Line of flotation, the plane or line in which the horizontal surface of a fluid cuts a body floating in it. See Bearing, n., 9 (c) . 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. [1913 Webster]

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