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rudder

noun [C] uk   /ˈrʌd.ər/  us   //
a flat piece 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
Translations of “rudder”
in Arabic دَفّة…
in Korean 방향타…
in Malaysian kemudi, pengemudi…
in French gouvernail…
in Turkish dümen…
in Italian timone…
in Chinese (Traditional) 舵, 方向舵…
in Russian руль…
in Polish ster…
in Vietnamese bánh lái, đuôi lái…
in Spanish timón…
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 Indonesian kemudi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 舵, 方向舵…
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