joggled plating

joggled plating

[′jäg·əld ′plād·iŋ]
(naval architecture)
A plating construction used in riveted steel ships in which one or both edges of a plate are offset with respect to the edge of an adjacent one; it became essentially obsolete with the advent of all-welded ships.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.