naval architecture

noun
the science of designing ships and other waterborne craft.

Origin:
1700–10

naval architect, noun
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naval architecture
 
n
the designing of ships
 
naval architect
 
n

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Even after a further degree in naval architecture she was allowed only to design huge oil platforms-not to visit them.
They are a wood and steel chronicle of the history of naval architecture on the lakes.
Shipwrecks are a wood and steel chronicle of the history of naval architecture on the lakes.
They were serially monogamous, occupied multi-family housing, and demonstrated knowledge of sophisticated naval architecture.
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