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bossing

[′bȯs·iŋ]
(naval architecture)
A faired structural extension of the hull covering the propeller shaft where it emerges from the main hull and housing the main shaft bearing.
The hub of a screw propeller. Also known as boss.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

bossing

The shaping of soft sheet metal, such as lead, so that it will conform to the surface to which it is applied; also called dressing.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.