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"rudder" in British English

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ruddernoun [C]

uk   /ˈrʌd.ər/  us   //
a ​flatpiece of ​wood or ​metal at the back of a ​boat or ​aircraft, ​moved from ​side to ​side in ​order to ​control the ​direction of ​travel
(Definition of rudder from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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ruddernoun [C]

 us   /ˈrʌd·ər/
a ​flatblade at the back of a ​boat or ​aircraft that is moved from ​side to ​side in ​order to ​control the ​direction of ​travel
(Definition of rudder from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “rudder”
in Korean 방향타…
in Arabic دَفّة…
in Malaysian kemudi, pengemudi…
in French gouvernail…
in Russian руль…
in Chinese (Traditional) 舵, 方向舵…
in Italian timone…
in Turkish dümen…
in Polish ster…
in Spanish timón…
in Vietnamese bánh lái, đuôi lái…
in Portuguese leme, timão…
in Thai หางเสือเรือ, หางเสือเลี้ยว (เครื่องบิน)…
in German das Steuerruder, das Seitenruder…
in Catalan timó…
in Japanese (船の)かじ, (飛行機の)方向舵…
in Chinese (Simplified) 舵, 方向舵…
in Indonesian kemudi…
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