hull girder

noun Naval Architecture.
the theoretical box girder formed by the continuous longitudinal members of the hull of a ship, providing resistance to hogging and sagging.

probably earlier than 1945–50 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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