the science of designing ships and other waterborne craft.
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Origin of naval architecture
First recorded in 1700–10
OTHER WORDS FROM naval architecturenaval architect, noun
Words nearby naval architecture
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Example sentences from the Web for 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.Sylva, Vol. 1 (of 2)|John Evelyn
British Dictionary definitions for naval architecture
the designing of ships
Derived forms of naval architecturenaval architect, noun
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