boottopping definition

  • noun:
    • The work or process of daubing a vessel's base close to the surface associated with liquid with a combination of tallow, sulphur, and resin, as a temporary protection against worms, following the slime, shells, etc., happen scraped off.
    • Sheathing a vessel with planking over felt.
    • The work or means of daubing a vessel's bottom near the area associated with the water with an assortment of tallow, sulphur, and resin, as a short-term security against worms, after the slime, shells, etc., happen scraped off.
    • Sheathing a vessel with planking over felt.
    • Nautical: The procedure of painting that element of a ship's copper which is above the water-line.
    • The process of the removal of lawn, slime, etc., from side of a ship, and daubing it over with an assortment of tallow, sulphur, and resin.
    • The act or procedure for daubing a vessel's base near the surface of water with a mixture of tallow, sulphur, and resin, as a temporary protection against worms, following the slime, shells, etc., have been scraped down.
    • Sheathing a vessel with planking over felt.
    • The act or means of daubing a vessel's bottom nearby the surface regarding the water with a combination of tallow, sulphur, and resin, as a short-term security against worms, following the slime, shells, etc., have-been scraped off.
    • Sheathing a vessel with planking over felt.
    • Nautical: The operation of artwork that section of a ship's copper which is over the water-line.
    • the entire process of eliminating grass, slime, etc., from part of a ship, and daubing it over with a mixture of tallow, sulphur, and resin.
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