[ ded-rahyz ]
/ ˈdɛdˌraɪz /
the angle with the horizontal made by the outboard rise of the bottom of a vessel at the widest frame.
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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