load-line mark

/lohd"luyn'/, Naut.
any of various marks by which the allowable loading and the load line at load displacement are established for a merchant vessel; a load line. Also called Plimsoll mark.

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  • load-line mark — /lohd luyn /, Naut. any of various marks by which the allowable loading and the load line at load displacement are established for a merchant vessel; a load line. Also called Plimsoll mark. * * * …   Universalium

  • load line mark — noun see load line 1b …   Useful english dictionary

  • load line — noun waterlines to show the level the water should reach when the ship is properly loaded • Syn: ↑Plimsoll line, ↑Plimsoll mark, ↑Plimsoll • Hypernyms: ↑waterline, ↑water line, ↑water level * * * noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • load line — UK US noun [C] (also Plimsoll line, Plimsoll mark) ► TRANSPORT a line on the side of a ship that shows the level below which the ship must not sink into the water when it is carrying goods, passengers, etc …   Financial and business terms

  • LOAD-LINE —    line painted on the outside of a vessel to mark the extreme of immersion in loading her with a cargo …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • load line — noun Date: circa 1859 the line on a ship indicating the depth to which it sinks in the water when properly loaded see Plimsoll mark illustration …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • International Load Line — noun a mark on the hull of a merchant ship to show the waterline under specified conditions. The line shows the maximum capacity load the ship may carry. Syn: Plimsoll mark …   Wiktionary

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