Tumblehome definition

tŭmbəl-hōm
The inward curve of a ship's topsides.
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(nautical) The inward curve of the topsides of some ship hulls.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
tumblehome
Plural:
tumblehomes

Origin of tumblehome

  • From tumble to slope inward (obsolete)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • tumble +"Ž home?

    From Wiktionary