Definition of naval architecture in English:

naval architecture

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noun

[mass noun]
The activity or profession of designing ships.
More example sentences
  • He is president of a consulting engineering firm that provides naval architecture and marine engineering services.
  • A professor in the department of naval architecture and ocean engineering said the cut will lead to an immense increase in tuition fees.
  • He continued his lifelong interest in boat design and naval architecture by renovating the Gemini II.

Derivatives

naval architect

noun
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  • In each issue, we'll feature a review of one powerboat and one sailboat by a noted naval architect and surveyor.
  • Even after a panel of naval architects approved some prototype vessels, he moved cautiously.
  • The new pictures show the basic design which naval architects expect to be approved in the summer.

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