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English definition of “laden draught”

laden draught

noun [C] UK ( US laden draft)
 
 
TRANSPORT the depth of a ship when it is in the water and carrying something, taken from the lowest point of the ship to the level of the surface of the water: a ship with a laden draught of 13.75 meters or more →  Compare light draught , load draught
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