Strake

[aeronautics] In aviation, a strake is an aerodynamic surface generally mounted on the fuselage of an aircraft to improve the flight characteristics either by controlling the airflow (acting as large vortex generators) or by simple stabilising effect. In general a strake is longer than it is wide, in contrast to a winglet or a moustache. Le...
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Strake

Strake obsolete imperfect of Strike . Spenser.
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Strake

Strake noun [ See Streak .] 1. A streak. [ Obsolete] Spenser. 'White strake .' Gen. xxx. 37. 2. An iron band by which the fellies of a wheel are secured to each other, being not continuous, as the tire is, but made up of separate pieces. 3. (Sh...
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strake

1. A streak. .'White strake.' . ... 2. An iron band by which the fellies of a wheel are secured to each other, being not continuous, as the tire is, but made up of separate pieces. ... 3. One breadth of planks or plates forming a continuous range on the bottom or sides of a vessel, reaching from the stem to the stern; a streak. ... The planks or pl...
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Strake

• (n.) A trough for washing broken ore, gravel, or sand; a launder. • (n.) One breadth of planks or plates forming a continuous range on the bottom or sides of a vessel, reaching from the stem to the stern; a streak. • (n.) A streak. • imp. of Strike. • (n.) An iron band by which the fellies of a wheel are secured to eac......
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strake

(from the article `differential geometry`) Some of the fundamental ideas of differential geometry can be illustrated by the strake, a spiraling strip often designed by engineers to give ...
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Strake

One of the overlapping boards in a clinker built hull.
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Strake

On wooden boats, a line of planking running from the bow to the stern along the hull.
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Strake

One of the overlapping boards in a clinker built hull.
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Strake

A strake is part of the shell of the hull of a boat or ship which, in conjunction with the other strakes, keeps the sea out and the vessel afloat. It is a strip of planking in a wooden vessel or of plating in a metal one, running longitudinally along the vessel`s side, bottom or the turn of the bilge, usually from one end of the vessel to the oth....
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Strake

One of the overlapping boards in a clinker built hull.
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strake

continuous band of plates on side of a ship
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strake

continuous band of plates on side of a ship
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strake

trough for washing ore
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