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  Words related to keel

Related / Similar Words: stagger, reel, lurch, swag, careen

 

Definition:
  • one of the main longitudinal beams (or plates) of the hull of a vessel; can extend vertically into the water to provide lateral stability;
  • the median ridge on the breastbone of birds that fly;
  • walk as if unable to control one''s movements; "The drunken man staggered into the room";

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    Hyponyms: bilge keel

     

    Part Meronyms: hull, carinate, carinate bird, flying bird

     

    Derivational Morphology: rock, careen, sway, tilt, lurch, stumble, stagger, staggerer, totterer, reeler

     

    Anagrams: leek, Klee

     

     
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