inner bottom


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inner bottom

[¦in·ər ¦bäd·əm]
(naval architecture)
A watertight plating laid over the frames and longitudinals, forming the inner layer of the double bottom of the hull.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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