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metacentre

US metacenter

/ (ˈmɛtəˌsɛntə) /
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noun
the intersection of a vertical line through the centre of buoyancy of a floating body at equilibrium with the formerly vertical line through the centre of gravity of the body when the body is tilted
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Derived forms of metacentre

metacentric, adjective
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