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naval architecture Syllabification: na·val ar·chi·tec·ture
Pronunciation: /ˈnāvəl ˈärkəˌtek(t)SHər/

Definition of naval architecture in English:


The designing of ships.
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.


naval architect
Example sentences
  • 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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