Definition of Metacenters

1. Noun. (plural of metacenter) ¹



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Definition of Metacenters

1. metacenter [n] - See also: metacenter

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Metacenters

metacarpal bone
metacarpal index
metacarpal vein
metacarpal veins
metacarpals
metacarpectomy
metacarpi
metacarpohypothenar reflex
metacarpophalangeal
metacarpophalangeal articulations
metacarpophalangeal joint
metacarpophalangeal joints
metacarpothenar reflex
metacarpus
metacenter
metacenters (current term)
metacentre
metacentres
metacentric
metacentric chromosome
metacentric stability
metacentrics
metacercaria
metacercariae
metacercarial
metacetone
metacharacter
metacharacters
metachloral

Literary usage of Metacenters

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1. Announcement by David Nichol Smith, University of Michigan, Australian National University, Australian Humanities Research Council (1920)
"... metacenters, and trim; freeboard and tonnage; launching; calculation of bending moments and stresses in vessels under various conditions. 3. ..."

2. Handbook of Ship Calculations, Construction and Operation: A Book of by Charles Haynes Hughes (1917)
"The procedure outlined below is the one usually employed in calculating the displacement, centers of buoyancy and metacenters. On a profile of a vessel ..."

3. Transactions of the International Engineering Congress, 1915 (1916)
"... metacenters, centers of gravity with varying conditions of load, etc. The vessel is constructed throughout of steel and other fireproof materials, ..."

4. Elements of Hydraulics by Stephen Elmer Slocum (1917)
"The locus of the centers of buoyancy for all possible displacements is called the surface of buoyancy, and the two metacenters given by Eqs. (24) and (25) ..."

5. Elements of Hydraulics by Stephen Elmer Slocum (1915)
"ments is called the surface of buoyancy, and the two metacenters given by Eqs. (17) and (18) are the centers of curvature of its principal sections. ..."

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