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Meaning of "tumblehome" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF TUMBLEHOME

tumblehome  [ˈtʌmbəlˌhəʊm] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF TUMBLEHOME

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adjective
verb
adverb
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preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Tumblehome is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES TUMBLEHOME MEAN IN ENGLISH?

tumblehome

Tumblehome

In ship designing, the tumblehome is the narrowing of a ship's hull with greater distance above the water-line. Expressed more technically, it is present when the beam at the uppermost deck is less than the maximum beam of the vessel. A small amount of tumblehome is normal in many designs in order to allow any small projections at deck level to clear wharves.

Definition of tumblehome in the English dictionary

The definition of tumblehome in the dictionary is the inward curvature of the upper parts of the sides of a vessel at or near the stern.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH TUMBLEHOME


chrome
krəʊm
dishome
dɪsˈhəʊm
dome
dəʊm
foam
fəʊm
genom
ˈdʒiːnəʊm
heaume
həʊm
holm
həʊm
home
həʊm
honeycomb
ˈhʌnɪˌkəʊm
Jerome
dʒəˈrəʊm
monochrome
ˈmɒnəˌkrəʊm
motorhome
ˈməʊtəˌhəʊm
nome
nəʊm
nonhome
ˌnɒnˈhəʊm
re-home
ˌriːˈhəʊm
Rome
rəʊm
skyhome
ˈskaɪˌhəʊm
Stockholm
ˈstɒkhəʊm
syndrome
ˈsɪndrəʊm
tome
təʊm

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE TUMBLEHOME

tumatakuru
tumble
tumble dryer
tumble to
tumble-dried
tumble-dries
tumble-dry
tumblebug
tumbledown
tumbler
tumbler dryer
tumbler gear
tumbler switch
tumblerful
tumblersful
tumbleset
tumbleweed
tumbling box
tumbrel
tumbril

WORDS THAT END LIKE TUMBLEHOME

a home from home
at home
at-home
care home
children´s home
come home
community home
down-home
drive home
funeral home
holiday home
house and home
mobile home
nursing home
retirement home
second home
spiritual home
stay-at-home
till the cows come home
villa home

Synonyms and antonyms of tumblehome in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «tumblehome» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF TUMBLEHOME

Find out the translation of tumblehome to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of tumblehome from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «tumblehome» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

tumblehome
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

tumblehome
570 millions of speakers

English

tumblehome
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

tumblehome
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

tumblehome
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

tumblehome
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Tumblehome
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

tumblehome
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

tumblehome
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tumblehome
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

tumblehome
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

tumblehome
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

tumblehome
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Tumbukome
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tumblehome
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

tumblehome
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

टबलहोम
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Tumblehome
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

tumblehome
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Tumblehome
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

tumblehome
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

tumblehome
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Tumblehome
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

tumblehome
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Tumble
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

tumblehome
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of tumblehome

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «TUMBLEHOME»

The term «tumblehome» is normally little used and occupies the 145.005 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «TUMBLEHOME» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about tumblehome

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TUMBLEHOME»

Discover the use of tumblehome in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to tumblehome and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Tumblehome: Meditations and Lore from a Canoeist's Life
Packaged in a compact and artful hardcover format, this is a wonderful book for canoeists and outdoor enthusiasts, and an inspirational guide for all those who know that the world of natureis very much a part of their own spiritual ...
James Raffan, 2010
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Yachting
It was a great stern, shapely and noble and it seemed to me a very natural way to conclude the lines of the stem while drawing out some volume. Aage Neilson didn't invent this stern, it goes back for years. I call it the "tumblehome canoe stern .
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The SSFSRVM Computational Model for Three-dimensional Ship ...
One aspect of this is the ability of radar evasion which has led to the increasing use of tumblehome hulls in vessel design. The characteristic of a tumblehome hull is the inboard tilt of the profile above the waterline. From a stability standpoint , ...
Robert Kwan Meng Seah, 2007
4
NOLS Canoeing:
Tumblehome and flare. These terms refer to the shape of the sides of the canoe as viewed in a cross section of the middle of the boat. Tumblehome refers to the sides of the canoe curving inward to the gunwales—the opposing sides of the ...
Alexander Martin, 2013
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The Socotra Sparrow: A Novel Dissertation
Tumblehome is also apparent in the lower left hull. This is the reverse of flare and is the shape of the hull as it moves outward, going from the gunwale to the waterline. “Every vessel has more buoyancy as the hull is pressed deeper into the ...
Frank K. Myers, 2010
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Yachting
Tumblehome, a 90' C. Raymond Hunt & Assocciates design, sits at the dock of mvmnt' -mrwtl 3 "builder Lyman-Morse in Maine. Her owner died before the yacht was completed. building boats ranging from 65' to 130'. Opened in 1961, the ...
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Cruising World
Fig. 4 The modern tumblehome canoe stern has been popularized through the designs of Robert Perry. in the middle of the cockpit, making the tiller close company. The stem illustrated is my own Leigh 30 (Figure 3). Canoe sterns show a ...
8
Canoeing
Flare and Tumblehome A canoe's sides are described as having flare (leaning outward) or tum- blehome (leaning inward), and some canoes, of course, have straight sides. Flare at the top of a canoe helps deflect waves and resist capsizing , ...
Cecil Kuhne, 1998
9
How to Design Cars Like a Pro
Today, the term is often used generically—particularly by those with an engineering background—for any raised, continuous, pressed bodyside crease orfeature lines. Tumblehome Tumblehome is nautical terminology. It was introduced to ...
Tony Lewin, Ryan Borroff, 2010
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Canoeing for Everyone: A Step-by-Step Guide to Selecting the ...
Initial stability describes the feeling when you first enter the canoe or are sitting in a nonmov- ing craft. High initial stability feels solid and predictable. High initial stability is not tippy while sitting flat in the water. Tumblehome Gunwale Line ...
Daniel A. Gray, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «TUMBLEHOME»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term tumblehome is used in the context of the following news items.
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Star-Quality
Tumblehome is when the boat curves in a concave manner above the waterline. This had practical applications for wooden navy ships in past centuries, but now ... «Boating Magazine, May 15»
2
Canadian Canoe Museum gift shop named Tumblehome after naval …
Volunteers Bernice Standen, left, and Jacqueline Brown look at merchandise at a gift shop inside the Canadian Canoe Museum in Peterborough on Wednesday ... «Peterborough Examiner, Apr 15»
3
Infiniti Q60 Coupe Concept: Going for Baroque
The shapely derriere is arguably the Q60 concept's most appealing aspect, with its saucy tumblehome and gorgeous taillamps. But the bumper is as fussy as the ... «Car and Driver, Jan 15»
4
S&S 34 comes back from the dead for Rolex Sydney Hobart
The sweet hull is the same, with its gentle tumblehome and pretty counter stern that were the S&S trademark of the era, but gone was the boxy cabin top ... «My Sailing, Dec 14»
5
Defense Bill Punts on Navy Plan to Mothball Cruisers, Adds Money …
Have they fired the “tumblehome” designers yet? Rob C. Sounds like a compromised budget to me. Frankly, I wish the Navy actually had money to actually get ... «USNI News, Dec 14»
6
America's Newest Destroyer Is Already Outdated
Sure, Zumwalt features a “tumblehome” hull that makes the ship look like the second coming of USS Monitor. (This is not a compliment.) The hull tapers where it ... «The Diplomat, Nov 14»
7
Can the Navy's $12 Billion Stealth Destroyer Stay Afloat?
The vessel—which is the largest American surface warship since the 1950s--brings a new untried “tumblehome” hull design, new power systems and gun ... «Daily Beast, Oct 14»
8
Condition sinking: Navy faces shipbuilding crisis
The Zumwalts have several radical design features, including a controversial tumblehome — the hull narrows from the water line to the upper deck — shape for ... «Watchdog.org, Aug 14»
9
The Navy's Most Vital And Secretive Submarine Base Is In... Idaho?!?
Sea Jet is a 1/4 size functioning model of the Navy's DDG-1000 Zumwalt Class Destroyer that features a trapezoidal design and a unique tumblehome hull. «Jalopnik, Jun 14»
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ZUMWALT (DDG 1000): The Future Is Getting Closer (Pictorial)
The ship's tumblehome hull shape — slanting in rather than out as on most ships — is clearly visible in this bow view. Dead-on bow view. Outrigged catwalks are ... «DefenseNews.com, Jun 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Tumblehome [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/tumblehome>. Apr 2020 ».
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