Keeled
Keel Keel, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Keeled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Keeling}.] 1. To traverse with a keel; to navigate. [1913 Webster]

2. To turn up the keel; to show the bottom. [1913 Webster]

{To keel over}, to upset; to capsize. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]


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  • Keeled — Keeled, a. 1. (Bot.) Keel shaped; having a longitudinal prominence on the back; as, a keeled leaf. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) Having a median ridge; carinate; as, a keeled scale. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • keeled — keeled; un·keeled; …   English syllables

  • keeled — adjective Furnished with a keel, especially a keel of a specified type It was a deep keeled yacht …   Wiktionary

  • keeled — adjective see keel III …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • keeled — see Carinate [Butler, T.H.] …   Crustacea glossary

  • keeled — kɪːl n. single beam of wood or steel that runs the length of a boat s bottom (Nautical); boat, ship (Archaic); keelboat, flat bottomed boat (British); red stain used for marking sheep v. fall over, capsize; cause to capsize …   English contemporary dictionary

  • keeled —   V shaped; resembling a boat keel; secund, e.g. the leaves of Dioon califanoi and Encephalartos lehmannii.   See also pinna pinna angle.   Cf. declinate, deflexed, reduplicate …   Expanded glossary of Cycad terms

  • keeled — adjective having a ridge or shaped like a ridge or suggesting the keel of a ship a carinate sepal • Syn: ↑ridged, ↑carinate, ↑carinated • Derivationally related forms: ↑carinate (for: ↑carinate …   Useful english dictionary

  • Keeled scales — refer to reptile scales that, rather than being smooth, have a ridge down the center that may or may not extend to the tip of the scale,Campbell JA, Lamar WW. 2004. The Venomous Reptiles of the Western Hemisphere. Comstock Publishing Associates,… …   Wikipedia

  • Keeled box turtle — Nominate subspecies Conservation status …   Wikipedia

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