the difference between the volume of a hull below the designed waterline and the volume of the hull below the lowest opening incapable of being made watertight.
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Disinterested vs. UninterestedIf a new movie stars an actor you can’t stand, are you disinterested or uninterested in paying to go see it on opening night? These two words are often used interchangeably, but not by grammarians in the know. Do know the difference between disinterested and uninterested? Disinterested has two meanings. The first and most widely accepted one is “impartial; unbiased by personal interest or advantage” …
Origin of reserve buoyancy
First recorded in 1900–05
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