contline definition

  • noun:
    • The spiral groove amongst the strands of a rope
    • the area between casks stowed side by side
    • The space involving the strands on the outside of a rope.
    • The space between the bilges of two casks stowed hand and hand.
    • Nautical, the area between your bilges of casks which are stowed alongside of 1 another.
    • the area involving the strands externally of a rope, which in worming is chock-full, so as to result in the rope almost cylindrical.
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