Freeboard



[free-bawrd, -bohrd] /ˈfriˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd/

noun
1.
Nautical.

2.
Civil Engineering. the height of the watertight portion of a building or other construction above a given level of water in a river, lake, etc.
/ˈfriːˌbɔːd/
noun
1.
the space or distance between the deck of a vessel and the waterline

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