Hungarian translation: fenékferdeség

English term or phrase:deadrise
Hungarian translation:fenékferdeség

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12:54 Nov 13, 2009
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Tech/Engineering - Ships, Sailing, Maritime
Additional field(s): Sports / Fitness / Recreation
English term or phrase: deadrise
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The measurement of the angle between the bottom of a boat and its widest beam. A vessel with a 0º deadrise has a flat bottom, high numbers indicate deep V shaped hulls.

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  • There are, however, many good reasons for choosing a V bottom hull over a flat one. Someone experienced in observing these wave patterns might infer the angle of deadrise just from looking at the waves generated by the boat.
  • A higher deadrise angle will give better performance in rough waters, but a lower deadrise angle is more hydrodynamically efficient and thus can generate better acceleration and a faster top speed. Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
  • This transducer’s unique design allows it to be mounted close to the vessel’s centerline without drilling holes, and is able to correct for the hull’s deadrise angle. Airmar Technology Corporation
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A fenékferdeség (deadrise vagy rise of floor) a hajógerinchez húzott vízszintes érintő és a V-alakú hajófenék síkja által bezárt szög.
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5 +2fenékferdeség
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Definition from Sea terms:
A fenékferdeség (deadrise vagy rise of floor) a hajógerinchez húzott vízszintes érintő és a V-alakú hajófenék síkja által bezárt szög.

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A lapos fenekű hajóknak, csónakoknak fenékferdesége 0 fok.
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