Definition of tumblehome in English:

tumblehome

Line breaks: tumble|home
Pronunciation: /ˈtʌmb(ə)lhəʊm
 
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noun

[mass noun]
  • The inward slope of the upper part of a boat’s sides: [mass noun]: I prefer plenty of tumblehome, too, for strength [count noun]: many Chinese craft have a considerable tumblehome
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    • With fine entries and tumblehome sterns, the boat may look like a canoe when viewed from a distance, but any similarities end there.
    • The tumblehome bow of the traditional Cape Cod Catboat was replaced by a plumb bow.

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