Rib-band lines
Ribband Rib"band`, n. [Rib + band.] [Written also riband, and ribbon.] (Shipbuilding) A long, narrow strip of timber bent and bolted longitudinally to the ribs of a vessel, to hold them in position, and give rigidity to the framework. [1913 Webster]

{Rib-band lines}, oblique longitudinal sections of the hull of a vessel. --Knight. [1913 Webster]


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