Noun(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
Verb(1) walk as if unable to control one's movements
(1) The keel of A. priceana does not coil after tripping, instead, it bends sharply backwards at the mid-point.(2) M. gui's sternum didn't have a keel upon which large flight muscles could be attached.(3) The full-length keel aids in directional stability as well as dampening roll and the deep forefoot helps to prevent pounding in choppy seas.(4) Within-flower transfer of pollen from anthers to stigma was achieved by depressing the keel petal of newly opened flowers using fine forceps.(5) A diversion along the keel reveals the remains of the rudder and propshafts.(6) The sternum, or breastbone, bears a prominent keel where the flight muscles attach.(7) Both surfaces of the wings are Oxblood Red to Dark Perilla Purple, while the keel blends from Dark Vinaceous to Pale Dull Green-yellow or White.(8) His arms dove forward as, clutching the rope tightly he made for the bottom, the dark mass that was the keel of his ship blocking out the beams of light from the sun.(9) It's not just a keel and hull and a deck and sails.(10) to buy a new keel with my gold, And fill her with such things as she may hold(11) Fiberglass yachts must have a long keel with a keelhung rudder and be descended from a wooden hull design.(12) A supporting structure for a mast, this can extend below the main deck, possibly even down to the keel of the ship.(13) As in other specimens of D. zenos, a ventral keel is not present.(14) It has a distinct fold of flesh, marked by a line of hair that runs like a keel along its belly.(15) At the midships section the keel is suspended above the seabed and there is plenty of space to swim through.(16) The bow and stern are still intact, with amidships broken down to the keel and the wheelhouse upside-down just off the stern.
(1) keel over :: omkap
1. stagger ::
2. swag ::
3. lurch ::
4. careen ::
5. reel ::
Different Formskeel, keeled, keeling, keels
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