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Plimsoll line

noun [C usually singular] uk   /ˈplɪm.sɒlˌlaɪn/  us   /ˈplɪm.sɑːlˌlaɪn/ (also Plimsoll mark)
a line painted on the outside of a ship that shows how deep it is legally allowed to go down into the water when it is full
Translations of “Plimsoll line”
in Chinese (Traditional) (船)載重吃水線,幹舷標誌…
in Chinese (Simplified) (船)载重线标志,干舷标志…
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