Definition of waterplane in English:
The horizontal plane which passes through a floating ship on a level with the waterline: [as modifier]: small waterplane area, twin hull
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- Note also that all of the waterplanes presented are for a calm sea surface condition for simplicity.
- The disturbance to proper waterplane shape is the cause of many speed and handling related problems.
- Ensuring this behavior is largely dependent on the designer having selected enough waterplane area.
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