Definition of Shell plating

1. Noun. The plates covering the frame of a steel ship and corresponding to the planking of a wooden ship.

Generic synonyms: Plate, Scale, Shell



Lexicographical Neighbors of Shell Plating

shell-shocked
shell-suit
shell-suits
shell bean
shell bean plant
shell collecting
shell corporation
shell entity
shell game
shell ginger
shell jacket
shell moulding
shell nail
shell out
shell parakeet
shell plating (current term)
shell script
shell scripts
shell shock
shell shocked
shell stitch
shell suit
shell suits
shellable
shellac
shellac base
shellac varnish
shellac wax
shellack
shellacked

Literary usage of Shell plating

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Practical Shipbuilding: A Treatise on the Structural Design and Building of by A. Campbell Holms (1918)
"The thickness of shell plating suitable for any particular vessel is not one that can ... How thick the shell plating should be, therefore, may depend very ..."

2. Handbook of Ship Calculations, Construction and Operation: A Book of by Charles Haynes Hughes (1917)
"A reduction in the thickness of the shell plating is allowed when solid floors ... shell plating.—The shell plating may be worked as, in and out strakes, ..."

3. Practical Ship Production by Andrew Williams Carmichael (1919)
"shell plating AND INNER BOTTOM The main essential of any ship is the shell ... The shell plating consists of a great many steel plates, of rectangular, ..."

4. Practical Ship Production by Andrew Williams Carmichael (1919)
"shell plating AND INNER BOTTOM The main essential of any ship is the shell ... The shell plating consists of a great many steel plates, of rectangular, ..."

5. Naval Architecture: A Manual on Laying-off Iron, Steel and Composite Vessels by Thomas Henry Watson (1898)
"shell plating —Connection of Keel—Finish of Planking and Ph:ir. the Stern—Stern Post of a Cruiser—Stem of a Cruiser—Shaft Brack::. or Struts—Method of ..."

6. Steel Ships: Their Construction and Maintenance : a Manual for Shipbuilders by Thomas Walton (1908)
"... it is not altogether new to hear of huge ocean liners being put into dry dock in order to have their shell plating partially or entirely re-riveted". ..."

7. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"Details of Shell-plating. marked upon them before they are taken to the machines where the shearing, punching, drilling, shaping, &c., are carried out, ..."

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