naval architecture

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noun

the science of designing ships and other waterborne craft.

Origin of naval architecture

First recorded in 1700–10
Related formsnaval architect, noun
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Examples from the Web for naval architecture

Historical Examples of naval architecture

  • In a word, how absolutely necessary the oak is above all the trees of the forest in naval-architecture, &c. consult Whitson, lib.


British Dictionary definitions for naval architecture

naval architecture

noun

the designing of ships
Derived Formsnaval architect, noun
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