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  Definition of Keel
  1. one of the main longitudinal beams (or plates) of the hull of a vessel; can extend vertically into the water to provide lateral stability
  2. the median ridge on the breastbone of birds that fly
  3. walk as if unable to control one''s movements; "The drunken man staggered into the room"
Similar Words: stagger, reel, lurch, swag, careen

 

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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