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dead water

[′ded ‚wȯd·ər]
(oceanography)
The mass of eddying water associated with formation of internal waves near the keel of a ship; forms under a ship of low propulsive power when it negotiates water which has a thin layer of fresher water over a deeper layer of more saline water.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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