tumble home


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tumble home

[′təm·bəl ¦hōm]
(architecture)
An inclination inward from the greatest breadth of a structure. Also known as tumble in.
(naval architecture)
The curve of a boat or ship's upper side toward the centerline, causing the sides to be convex.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

tumble home, tumble in

An inclination inward from the greatest breadth of a structure.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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