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keel

noun [C] uk   /kiːl/ us  
the long piece of wood or metal along the bottom of a boat that forms part of its structure and helps to keep the boat balanced in the water
Translations of “keel”
in Spanish quilla…
in French quille…
in German der Kiel…
in Chinese (Traditional) (船的)龍骨…
in Russian киль…
in Turkish tekne omurgası…
in Chinese (Simplified) (船的)龙骨…
in Polish stępka, kil…
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