Garboard strake
Garboard Gar"board, n. (Naut.) One of the planks next the keel on the outside, which form a garboard strake. [1913 Webster]

{Garboard strake} or {Garboard streak}, the first range or strake of planks laid on a ship's bottom next the keel. --Totten. [1913 Webster]


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  • garboard (strake) — or garboard [gär′bôrd΄] n. 〚Du gaarbord < garen (contr. of gaderen, to GATHER) + boord, BOARD〛 the strake adjoining the keel * * * …   Universalium

  • garboard (strake) — or garboard [gär′bôrd΄] n. [Du gaarbord < garen (contr. of gaderen, to GATHER) + boord, BOARD] the strake adjoining the keel …   English World dictionary

  • garboard (strake) — or garboard [gär′bôrd΄] n. [Du gaarbord < garen (contr. of gaderen, to GATHER) + boord, BOARD] the strake adjoining the keel …   English World dictionary

  • garboard strake — noun the first wale laid next to the keel of a wooden ship • Syn: ↑garboard, ↑garboard plank • Hypernyms: ↑wale, ↑strake * * * noun see garboard * * * Naut. the first strake on each side of a keel. [ …   Useful english dictionary

  • garboard strake — Naut. the first strake on each side of a keel. [1620 30] * * * …   Universalium

  • garboard strake — The strake of bottom shell plating adjacent to the keel plate …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Garboard — Gar board, n. (Naut.) One of the planks next the keel on the outside, which form a garboard strake. [1913 Webster] {Garboard strake} or {Garboard streak}, the first range or strake of planks laid on a ship s bottom next the keel. Totten. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Garboard streak — Garboard Gar board, n. (Naut.) One of the planks next the keel on the outside, which form a garboard strake. [1913 Webster] {Garboard strake} or {Garboard streak}, the first range or strake of planks laid on a ship s bottom next the keel. Totten …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Strake — A strake is:#part of a boat or ship. It is a horizontal strip of wooden planking or steel plating on the exterior hull of a vessel, running longitudinally along the vessel from the stem to the stern. #a device for controlling air flow over an… …   Wikipedia

  • garboard plank — noun the first wale laid next to the keel of a wooden ship • Syn: ↑garboard, ↑garboard strake • Hypernyms: ↑wale, ↑strake …   Useful english dictionary

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