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1. taking place, used, or intended for use aboard a ship
2. on shipboard on board a ship
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.



the totality of the elements of assemblage and planking that form the side walls of the hull of a ship. The left side (port) is distinguished from the right side (starboard) when looking at the prow from the stern. The loading capacity of a ship depends upon the height of its board; the ship’s reserve buoyancy is determined by the height of impermeable board above water level. The height of board above water level also affects the stability in heeling at great angles and the longitudinal strength of the hull. Boards in the middle of the ship are usually vertical and sometimes inclined outward (convex board); on icebreakers and certain other vessels the board is inclined inward (concave board).

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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