light displacement

light displacement
The displacement in tons of the ship complete with all outfit, equipment, and machinery on board but excluding all fuel, water in tanks, cargo, stores, passengers, dunnage, and the crew and their effects. The light condition displacement includes the lubricating oil for the machinery and water in the boilers at steaming level. Also called "light weight."

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  • light displacement — noun : the displacement of a ship completely equipped but unladen * * * Naut. the weight of a ship with all its permanent equipment, excluding the weight of cargo, persons, ballast, dunnage, and fuel, but usually including the weight of permanent …   Useful english dictionary

  • light displacement — Naut. the weight of a ship with all its permanent equipment, excluding the weight of cargo, persons, ballast, dunnage, and fuel, but usually including the weight of permanent ballast and water used to operate steam machinery. Also called light… …   Universalium

  • light displacement tonnage — noun the mass of a ship when it is empty, measured in tons. Also, light ship weight …  

  • light displacement mass — noun the mass of a ship when it is empty, measured in tonnes …  

  • Displacement (ship) — As weight is added to a ship, it submerges. Designated displacement is the ship s weight when fully loaded and submerged to her load lines. A ship s displacement is its weight[1] at any given time, generally expressed in metric tons or long tons …   Wikipedia

  • displacement — The total volume of air displaced by all the pistons in travelling from BDC to TDC, i.e., the total volume of air and fuel the cylinder can hold before compression occurs. Also called piston displacement. Also see cubic inch displacement engine… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • light draft — Naut. the draft of a vessel at its light displacement. [1865 70] * * * …   Universalium

  • light weight — Naut. See light displacement. [1765 75] * * * …   Universalium

  • light weight — See light displacement …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • light draft — Naut. the draft of a vessel at its light displacement. [1865 70] …   Useful english dictionary

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