or dead-rise

[ ded-rahyz ]
/ ˈdɛdˌraɪz /

noun Nautical.

the angle with the horizontal made by the outboard rise of the bottom of a vessel at the widest frame.


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Origin of deadrise

First recorded in 1655–65; dead + rise Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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