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depth

Nautical the distance from the top of a ship's keel to the top of a particular deck

Depth

The extent, measurement or distance from top to bottom (downward) or from front to back (inward), or an element consisting of several layers.

depth

[depth]
(naval architecture)
The vertical distance amidships from the upper surface of the flat plate keel to the underside of the plating of a specified deck at ship's side.
(oceanography)
The vertical distance from a specified sea level to the sea floor.

depth

Depth refers to a numerical amount or to distance. See bit depth, color depth and depth of field.
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