Kedgeree Keel-shaped

Keel

Meanings and phrases

keel

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a projection or ridge that suggests a keel
  2. the median ridge on the breastbone of birds that fly
  3. one of the main longitudinal beams (or plates) of the hull of a vessel; can extend vertically into the water to provide lateral stability

keel

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. walk as if unable to control one's movements; stagger; reel; lurch; swag; careen

bilge keel

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. either of two lengthwise fins attached along the outside of a ship's bilge; reduces rolling

drop keel

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a retractable fin keel used on sailboats to prevent drifting to leeward; centerboard; centreboard; sliding keel

fin keel

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a metal plate projecting from the keel of a shallow vessel to give it greater lateral stability
E.g.
  • The boat has a draft of with the standard fin keel.
  • The fixed fin keel version displaces and carries of lead ballast.
  • The fin keel is externally bolted with lead ballast encapsulated in GRP.

keel arch

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a pointed arch having an S-shape on both sides; ogee arch

keel over

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. turn over and fall

sliding keel

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a retractable fin keel used on sailboats to prevent drifting to leeward; centerboard; centreboard; drop keel

keel was laid

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • "Thomas Hudner"s keel was laid on 16 November 2015.
  • Her keel was laid down by the New York Navy Yard in 1847.
  • "Jun'yō"s keel was laid down by Mitsubishi on Slipway No.

fixed fin keel

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The fixed fin keel version displaces and carries of lead ballast.
  • It has a masthead sloop rig, an internally-mounted spade-type rudder and a fixed fin keel.
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