Definition of load line in English:

load line

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noun

  • another term for Plimsoll line.
    More example sentences
    • The dignitaries at the Stuart presentation were told that she was the first warship in the world to carry a ‘load line’ on her hull.
    • Elected to Parliament for Derby in 1868, he proposed a compulsory load line to prevent shipping accidents and obtained a royal commission on the subject in 1873.
    • Checking regulations are not uniform, and can range from checking flags and safety radios to load lines showing how deep in the water a ship may sit without being overloaded.

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