- the angle with the horizontal made by the outboard rise of the bottom of a vessel at the widest frame.
Origin of deadrise
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The width of the boilers might be particularly important because it would determine the deadrise at floor in the hull.The Pioneer Steamship Savannah: A Study for a Scale Model
Howard I. Chapelle