a hull that tends to rise from the water when under way so that no significant amount of water is displaced beyond a certain speed.
[plan-ish] /ˈplæn ɪʃ/ verb (used with object) 1. to give a smooth finish to (metal) by striking lightly with a smoothly faced hammer or die. 2. to give a smooth finish to (metal, paper, etc.) by passing through rolls. /ˈplænɪʃ/ verb 1. (transitive) to give a final finish to (metal) by hammering or rolling to […]
[plan-uh-sfeer, pley-nuh-] /ˈplæn əˌsfɪər, ˈpleɪ nə-/ noun 1. a map of half or more of the celestial sphere with a device for indicating the part of a given location visible at a given time. 2. a projection or representation of the whole or a part of a sphere on a plane. /ˈplænɪˌsfɪə/ noun 1. a […]
[plangk] /plæŋk/ noun 1. a long, flat piece of timber, thicker than a board. 2. lumber in such pieces; . 3. something to stand on or to cling to for support. 4. any one of the stated principles or objectives comprising the political platform of a party campaigning for election: They fought for a plank […]
noun, Shipbuilding. 1. a floor made from sawed, straight-grained timber.