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profile plan

noun Naval Architecture.
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sheer plan

noun Naval Architecture.
a diagrammatic fore-and-aft elevation of the hull of a vessel, showing bow and buttock lines, stations, water lines, diagonals, decks, bulwarks, etc.
Also called profile plan.


Origin:
1790–1800

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