Meaning of “keel” in the English Dictionary

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keelnoun [ C ]

us /kil/

the long piece of wood or steel put along the bottom of a boat from front to back that supports the frame

(Definition of “keel” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"keel" in Business English

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keelnoun [ C ]

uk /kiːl/ us
on an even keel

continuing or operating without problems or sudden changes:

High oil prices are making it difficult to keep the economy and inflation on an even keel.

(Definition of “keel” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)