longitudinal center of gravity


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longitudinal center of gravity

[‚län·jə′tüd·ən·əl ′sen·tər əv ′grav·əd·ē]
(naval architecture)
That point at which the combined weight of all the items that constitute a ship's weight are considered to be concentrated; usually stated as either aft or forward of the middle perpendicular or the midship frame.
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