cylindrical bow

cylindrical bow

[sə′lin·drə·kəl ′bau̇]
(naval architecture)
A type of bow used principally on full, slow-speed, bulk-cargo-carrying ships; in general, the bow ends in a large-radius, vertical cylinder.
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