Keel

a fin at the bottom of a boat which is weighted

keel

  1. the median ridge on the breastbone of birds that fly
  2. one of the main longitudinal beams (or plates) of the hull of a vessel; can extend vertically into the water to provide lateral stability

Keel

Breast-bone of the hawk, the sternum
Found on https://sites.google.com/site/breckfalconry/glossary

Keel

In boats and ships, keel can refer to either of two parts: a structural element, or a hydrodynamic element. These parts overlap. As the laying down of the keel is the initial step in construction of a ship, in British and American shipbuilding traditions the construction is dated from this event. Only the ship`s launching is considered more signi....
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KEEL

KEEL (710 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a News Talk Information format. Licensed to Shreveport, Louisiana, USA, the station serves the Shreveport area. The station is currently owned by Townsquare Media and features programing from ABC Radio and airs Louisiana Tech games. Among the KEEL programs are the statewide The Moon Griffon Show and th...
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Keel

The central structural basis of the hull
Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glossary_of_nautical_terms

Keel

(1) A longitudinal centre member running the length of a hull or float. (2) An internal or external framework integral with the underside of a rigid airship and serving to distribute the concentrated loads along the hull. (3) A rigid or articulated framedwork in a semi-rigid airship serving the same purpose as (2), but in this instance transmitting...
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keel

(from the article `clupeiform`) The ventral part of the body in the majority of clupeiform fishes forms a keel, the function of which is widely considered to be an adaptation for ...
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keel

(from the article `Fabales`) ...at the top, called the banner, or standard, that develops outside of the others before the flower has opened, two lateral petals called wings, and ...
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keel

[n] - the median ridge on the breastbone of birds that fly 2. [n] - one of the main longitudinal beams (or plates) of the hull of a vessel
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Keel

• (n.) The two lowest petals of the corolla of a papilionaceous flower, united and inclosing the stamens and pistil; a carina. See Carina. • (n.) Fig.: The whole ship. • (n.) A brewer`s cooling vat; a keelfat. • (v. i.) To traverse with a keel; to navigate. • (n.) A projecting ridge along the middle of a flat or curved surf...
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keel

<botany> A ridge like the keel of a boat, in particular, a boat-shaped structure formed by fusion of the two anterior petals of a flower. ... (19 Jan 1998) ...
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keel

noun one of the main longitudinal beams (or plates) of the hull of a vessel; can extend vertically into the water to provide lateral stability
Found on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=keel

Keel

[bird anatomy] A keel or carina (plural carinae) in bird anatomy is an extension of the sternum (breastbone) which runs axially along the midline of the sternum and extends outward, perpendicular to the plane of the ribs. The keel provides an anchor to which a bird`s wing muscles attach, thereby providing adequate leverage for flight. Keels...
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keel

[Noun] The shaped bottom which forms the backbone of a boat.
Example: As they pushed the boat down the beach, the keel left a groove in the sand.
Found on http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/glossary/

Keel

[software] KEEL (Knowledge Extraction based on Evolutionary Learning) is a suite of machine learning software tools, developed under the Spanish National Project TIC2002-04036-C05, TIN2005-08386-C05 and TIN2008-06681-C06. KEEL is designed for solving data mining problems and assessing evolutionary algorithms. It has a collection of librarie...
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Keel

Keel (kēl) transitive verb & i. [ Anglo-Saxon cēlan to cool, from cōl cool. See Cool .] To cool; to skim or stir. [ Obsolete] « While greasy Joan doth keel the pot.» Shak.
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Keel

Keel intransitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Keeled ; present participle & verbal noun Keeling .] 1. To traverse with a keel; to navigate. 2. To turn up the keel; to show the bottom. To keel over , t...
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Keel

Keel noun A brewer's cooling vat; a keelfat.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/K/4

Keel

A ballasted appendage projecting below the boat that keeps it from capsizing, which also supplies the hydrodynamic lateral force that enables the boat to sail upwind.
Found on http://www.mmsn.org/resources/glossary.html

keel

a boat shaped structure, with a prominent longitudinal ridge, or, in the Papilionaceae, the part of the corolla formed by the fusion of the lower edge of the two abaxial petals. adj. keeled. cf. standard, wing
Found on http://florabase.dpaw.wa.gov.au/help/glossary

keel

A central dorsal ridge, like the keel of a boat.
Found on http://www.anbg.gov.au/cpbr/cd-keys/orchidkey/html/glossary.html

Keel

a deepening or thickening of the body, particularly near the tail of some cetaceans.
Found on http://www.nmfs.noaa.gov/pr/glossary.htm

Keel

a fin down the centerline of the bottom of the hull
Found on http://andrews.com/kysc/terms.html

keel

a longitudinal raised ridge or vein
Found on http://www.orchidspng.com/orglosy.html
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