noun

  • See naval architecture

    • ‘Also, naval architects point to the theoretical danger of gas build up between the two skins, which could result in an explosion.’
    • ‘Today these models are often the only surviving representations of the work of naval architects and shipbuilders who were famous in their day.’
    • ‘Its team of naval architects, electrical engineers, marine engineers and design draughtsmen offer their experience to the shipping industry.’
    • ‘French and Spanish naval architects, for instance, resorted to industrial espionage to steal the construction secrets of ships such as the Victory.’
    • ‘In each issue, we'll feature a review of one powerboat and one sailboat by a noted naval architect and surveyor.’
    • ‘The new pictures show the basic design which naval architects expect to be approved in the summer.’
    • ‘The site is well known to naval architects and engineers worldwide because it is the only facility of its size in the world.’
    • ‘It was launched in about 1990 and was immediately the subject of much interest and comment among naval architects including myself.’
    • ‘A naval architect has already been appointed by Lancashire County Council to come up with plans for a new £100,000 ferry boat which will carry 30 passengers in an enclosed cabin and operate all-year-round.’
    • ‘Even after a panel of naval architects approved some prototype vessels, he moved cautiously.’