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boot top Syllabification: boot top

Definition of boot top in English:


The part of a ship’s hull just above the waterline, typically marked by a line of contrasting color.
Example sentences
  • He punched a hole in his boat's beautiful hull below the boot top at the stern and bent the shaft, bringing the engine to a noisy and abrupt halt.
  • The bottom is coated with an antifouling paint to match the local water conditions, and a contrasting boot top stripe is painted at the waterline.
  • The underbody was epoxy coated in 1995, and the boot-top epoxied in 2002.
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