centre of buoyancy definition

  • noun:
    • the purpose by which the resultant of buoyant forces on an immersed hull are presumed to do something; the center of size of the displaced liquid
    • (physics) the biggest market of size of immersed part of ship or other floating item
    • the point through which the resultant of all of the buoyant causes on an immersed hull tend to be thought to behave; the center of size associated with displaced liquid
    • (physics) the center of size of the immersed element of ship or any other drifting item

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