What does metacenter mean?

Definitions for metacenterˈmɛt əˌsɛn tər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. metacenter, metacentre(noun)

    (shipbuilding) the point of intersection between two vertical lines, one line through the center of buoyancy of the hull of a ship in equilibrium and the other line through the center of buoyancy of the hull when the ship is inclined to one side; the distance of this intersection above the center of gravity is an indication of the stability of the ship


  1. metacenter(Noun)

    A midway point between a ship's centre of buoyancy when upright and its centre of buoyancy when tilted; it must be above the centre of gravity to enable a tilting ship to return to an upright position.

  2. Origin: From métacentre, from méta- + centre.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Metacenter(noun)

    alt. of -tre


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of metacenter in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of metacenter in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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