Thwart

A thwart is a seat across a boat on which the rower sits.
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Thwart

A thwart is a strut placed crosswise (left/right) in a ship or boat, to brace it crosswise. In rowboats it can also serve as a seat for a rower. verb (used with object) 1. to oppose successfully; prevent from accomplishing a purpose. 2. to frustrate or baffle (a plan, purpose, etc.). 3. Archaic. a.to cross. b.to extend across. noun 4. a seat acros...
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thwart

obstruct/frustrate 
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thwart

[Verb] To frustrate or try to stop someone from doing something.
Example: The enemy tried to thwart the invasion plan.
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thwart

[n] - a crosspiece spreading the gunnels of a boat 2. [v] - hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of 3. [v] - hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of
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Thwart

Crosswise member to provide hull stiffness and form a seat in a boat.
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Thwart

Thwart adjective [ Middle English þwart , þwert , adjective and adverb , Icelandic þvert , neut. of þverr athwart, transverse, across; akin to Anglo-Saxon þweorh perverse, transverse, cross, Dutch dwars , Old High German dwera...
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Thwart

Thwart adverb [ See Thwart , adjective ] Thwartly; obliquely; transversely; athwart. [ Obsolete] Milton.
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Thwart

Thwart preposition Across; athwart. Spenser. Thwart ships . See Athwart ships , under Athwart .
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Thwart

Thwart noun (Nautical) A seat in an open boat reaching from one side to the other, or athwart the boat.
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Thwart

Thwart transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Thwarted ; present participle & verbal noun Thwarting .] 1. To move across or counter to; to cross; as, an arrow thwarts the air. [ Obsolete] « Swift as a shooting...
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Thwart

Thwart intransitive verb 1. To move or go in an oblique or crosswise manner. [ R.] 2. Hence, to be in opposition; to clash. [ R.] « Any proposition . . . that shall at all thwart with internal oracles Locke.
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thwart

cross thwart noun a crosspiece spreading the gunnels of a boat; used as a seat in a rowboat
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Thwart

• (v. i.) To move or go in an oblique or crosswise manner. • (v. t.) To move across or counter to; to cross; as, an arrow thwarts the air. • (a.) Thwartly; obliquely; transversely; athwart. • (n.) A seat in an open boat reaching from one side to the other, or athwart the boat. • (prep.) Across; athwart. • (v. t.) To cr...
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Thwart

A transverse structural member in the cockpit. In small boats, often used as a seat.
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Thwart

Athwartships seat in a small boat.
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thwart

hinder or prevent, as an effort, plan, or desire
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