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scarph

[ skahrf ]
/ skɑrf /
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noun, verb (used with object) Shipbuilding.
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How to use scarph in a sentence

  • The stem is said to be boxed when it is joined to the fore end of the keel by a side scarph.

    The Sailor's Word-Book|William Henry Smyth
  • The long tapered end of one piece of timber made to fay into a scarph at the end of another piece, to gain length.

    The Sailor's Word-Book|William Henry Smyth
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