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deadrise

[ded-rahyz] /ˈdɛdˌraɪz/
noun, Nautical
1.
the angle with the horizontal made by the outboard rise of the bottom of a vessel at the widest frame.
Also, dead-rise.
Origin
1655-1665
1655-65; dead + rise
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