Definition of KEEL

noun : KEEL

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 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 ;

verb : KEEL

Source: WordNet 3.1


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