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The strake of bottom shell plating adjacent to the keel plate.

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SHELL PLATING

The plates forming the outer side and bottom skin of the hull

FARDAGE

A wood placed in bottom of ship to keep cargo dry

HOLDING GROUND

The bottom ground of an anchorage. The expression is usually used with a modifying adjective to indicate the quality of the holding power of the material constituting the bottom

LONGITUDINAL SEAM

A riveted or welded seam along the longitudinal axis of a boiler shell or drum.

UP FLOW

The operation of an ion-exchange unit in which solutions are passed in at the bottom and out at the top of the container.

ABEAM

On the beam, a relative bearing at right angles to the ship's keel.

FOOT

1. the lower edge of any sail. 2. the bottom of a mast. 3. a measurement of 12 inches.

ICE KEEL

A downward projecting ridge on the underside of the ICE CANOPY, the counterpart of a RIDGE. An ice keel may extend as much as 50 meters below sea level.

DAVY JONES LOCKER

An idiom for the bottom of the sea.

LAYING DOWN

Laying the keel of a ship in a shipyard to begin her construction.
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