Definition of Forebody

1. Noun. The forepart of a vehicle. ¹



2. Noun. (nautical) The part of the vessel forward of amidships. ¹

3. Noun. (physiology) thorax ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Forebody

1. the forward part of a ship [n -BODIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Forebody

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forebody (current term)
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Literary usage of Forebody

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1. Transactions of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects by Royal Institution of Naval Architects (1879)
"The America, on the other hand, although having much straighter bow lines than the Titania, has a forebody of the perfect wave form. ..."

2. Report of the Annual Meeting (1869)
"Now there is no length of forebody, afterbody, ... and it would therefore be wrong to compute the length of forebody in any other way than through means of ..."

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