CENTER METACENTER

CENTER METACENTER
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English-Arabic military dictionary. 2015.

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  • metacenter — [met′ə sen΄tər] n. [Fr métacentre: see META & CENTER] that point in a floating body at which a vertical line drawn through its center of buoyancy when it is upright meets the vertical line drawn through its center of buoyancy when it is tipped;… …   English World dictionary

  • Metacenter — Met a*cen teror Metacentre Met a*cen tre, n. [Pref. meta + center.] (Hydrostatics) The point of intersection of a vertical line through the center of gravity of the fluid displaced by a floating body which is tipped through a small angle from its …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • center — Synonyms and related words: activator, adductor, amateur athlete, approach, archer, athlete, attractant, attrahent, average, axiom, axis, balance, ballplayer, baseballer, baseman, batter, battery, blocking back, bosom, bowman, catcher, center of… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • metacenter — /met euh sen teuhr/, n. Naval Archit. the intersection between two vertical lines, one through the center of buoyancy of a hull in equilibrium, the other through the center of buoyancy when the hull is inclined slightly to one side or toward one… …   Universalium

  • metacenter — noun Etymology: French métacentre, from méta meta + centre center Date: 1765 the point of intersection of the vertical through the center of buoyancy of a floating body with the vertical through the new center of buoyancy when the body is… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • metacenter — noun (shipbuilding) the point of intersection between two vertical lines, one line through the center of buoyancy of the hull of a ship in equilibrium and the other line through the center of buoyancy of the hull when the ship is inclined to one… …   Useful english dictionary

  • metacenter — metÉ™sentÉ™(r) n. center of gravity of a floating body in reference to the center of buoyancy when the body is at equilibrium and when the floating body is inclined (Naval Architecture) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • metacenter — met•a•cen•ter [[t]ˈmɛt əˌsɛn tər[/t]] n. naut. the intersection between two vertical lines, one through the center of buoyancy of a hull in equilibrium, the other through the center of buoyancy when the hull is inclined slightly to one side or… …   From formal English to slang

  • metacenter — meta·center …   English syllables

  • Shifting center — Shifting Shift ing, a. 1. Changing in place, position, or direction; varying; variable; fickle; as, shifting winds; shifting opinions or principles. [1913 Webster] 2. Adapted or used for shifting anything. [1913 Webster] {Shifting backstays}… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • longitudinal metacenter — noun : the point in a vertical line through the center of gravity of a ship where this line is intersected by a second vertical line through the center of buoyancy when the ship is inclined at a very small angle in a fore and aft direction …   Useful english dictionary

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