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load displacement

noun, Nautical
1.
the weight, in long tons, of a cargo vessel loaded so that the summer load line touches the surface of the water.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85
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load displacement

noun
1.
(nautical) the total weight of a cargo vessel loaded so that its waterline reaches the summer load line
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