vertical keel

vertical keel

Dictionary of automotive terms. 2015.

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  • vertical keel — noun 1. : keelson b 2. : keel III 1a(2) …   Useful english dictionary

  • keel — The principal fore and aft component of a ship s framing located along the centerline of the bottom and connected to the stem and stern frames. Also see bilge keel center vertical keel even keel flat plate keel …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • center vertical keel — See center girder …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • keel — keel1 keeled, adj. /keel/, n. 1. Naut. a central fore and aft structural member in the bottom of a hull, extending from the stem to the sternpost and having the floors or frames attached to it, usually at right angles: sometimes projecting from… …   Universalium

  • flat keel — noun : a ship s keel consisting of a heavy strake of plating stiffened by an upright vertical keel called also flat plate keel …   Useful english dictionary

  • Winged keel — A winged keel is a sailboat keel, usually of high aspect ratio, that uses a nearly horizontal foil, the wing , at the bottom to provide additional performance. The horizontal foil serves two purposes: it acts as an winglet on the foil,… …   Wikipedia

  • False keel — False False, a. [Compar. {Falser}; superl. {Falsest}.] [L. falsus, p. p. of fallere to deceive; cf. OF. faus, fals, F. faux, and AS. fals fraud. See {Fail}, {Fall}.] 1. Uttering falsehood; unveracious; given to deceit; dishnest; as, a false… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • USS Maine (ACR-1) — This article is about the ship sunk in Havana, 1898. For other ships of the same name, see USS Maine. The Maine redirects here. For the band, see The Maine (band). USS Maine entering Havana H …   Wikipedia

  • center girder — A vertical plate on the ship s centerline between the flat keel and inner bottom extending the length of the ship. Also called center vertical keel …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • rider plate — noun a horizontal beam (or plate) connected to the top of a ship s vertical keel or to the keelson • Hypernyms: ↑beam • Part Holonyms: ↑hull * * * noun : a continuous horizontal flat plate connected to the top of a ship s vertical keel …   Useful english dictionary

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