lapstreak definition

  • noun:
    • Alternative kind of lapstrake.
    • A boat built in because of this. Lapstreaks aren't therefore strong as smooth-seamed boats, and therefore are a lot more easily strained.
  • adjective:
    • Made with panels whose sides lap one over another; clinker-built; -- said of ships. Compared with carvel-built.
    • having overlapping hull planks
  • others:
    • constructed with each streak or length of planking overlapping the only below it like clapboards on a residence; clincher-built: placed on ships.

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