clinker-built definition

  • adjective:
    • Built with overlapping planks or boards, as a ship.
    • when the planks of this hull tend to be laid so your bottom side of each plank overlaps the most effective edge of the plank below it. See also: shiplap.
    • obtaining the part planks (af a boat) so organized that the lower side of each overlaps the top of edge of the plank after that below it like clapboards on a residence. See lapstreak.
    • having overlapping hull planks
  • noun:
    • etc. See clincher-built, etc.

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