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flat of bottom
flat of bottom[′flat əv ′bäd·əm]
That portion of a ship's bottom without rise or having a rise with little or no curvature.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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