the difference between the volume of a hull below the designed waterline and the volume of the hull below the lowest opening incapable of being made watertight.
noun, Automotive. 1. the capacity of a battery, measured in minutes, to keep a vehicle operating if the charging system fails.
noun, Sports. 1. the clause in the contract of a professional player in some sports that binds the player to a team for a season beyond the expiration of the contract in the event a new contract has not been made meanwhile or the player has not been sent to another team.
noun 1. any currency, as the U.S. dollar, used as a medium to settle international debts. reserve currency noun 1. foreign currency that is acceptable as a medium of international payments and that is therefore held in reserve by many countries
adjective 1. kept or set apart for some particular use or purpose. 2. kept by special arrangement for some person: a reserved seat. 3. formal or self-restrained in manner and relationship; avoiding familiarity or intimacy with others: a quiet, reserved man. 4. characterized by reserve, as the disposition, manner, etc.: reserved comments. 5. retaining the […]