Definition of Garboard strake

1. Noun. The first wale laid next to the keel of a wooden ship.

Exact synonyms: Garboard, Garboard Plank
Generic synonyms: Strake, Wale



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Garboard Strake

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garble
garbled
garblement
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garbler
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garbley gook
garbling
garblings
garbo
garboard
garboard plank
garboard strake (current term)
garboards
garboil
garboils
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garbologically
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garbos
garbs
garburator
garburators
garbure

Literary usage of Garboard strake

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Manual of Yacht and Boat Sailing by Dixon Kemp, Brooke Heckstall-Smith (1900)
"The garboard strake will be first fitted. This will be a strake quite straight on its upper edge before it is bent round the moulds from stem to stern post. ..."

2. Steel Ships: Their Construction and Maintenance : a Manual for Shipbuilders by Thomas Walton (1908)
"In some cases, it is found to be necessary to fit chafing plates or shoes over the bottom of the keel to preserve the lower edge of the garboard strake from ..."

3. Spons' Dictionary of Engineering, Civil, Mechanical, Military, and Naval by Edward Spon, Oliver Byrne (1874)
"The butts of the garboard strake must be spaced so as to be well clear of the butts of keel-bar; say at least 30 in. when practicable, aud with care this ..."

4. Practical Shipbuilding: A Treatise on the Structural Design and Building of by A. Campbell Holms (1918)
"The forward and after bodies are taken separately The first landing dealt with is that of the garboard strake, and then the ..."

5. A Manual of Yacht and Boat Sailing by Dixon Kemp, Brooke Heckstall-Smith (1900)
"The garboard strake will be first fitted. This will be a strake quite straight on its upper edge before it is bent round the moulds from stem to stern post. ..."

6. Steel Ships: Their Construction and Maintenance : a Manual for Shipbuilders by Thomas Walton (1908)
"In some cases, it is found to be necessary to fit chafing plates or shoes over the bottom of the keel to preserve the lower edge of the garboard strake from ..."

7. Spons' Dictionary of Engineering, Civil, Mechanical, Military, and Naval by Edward Spon, Oliver Byrne (1874)
"The butts of the garboard strake must be spaced so as to be well clear of the butts of keel-bar; say at least 30 in. when practicable, aud with care this ..."

8. Practical Shipbuilding: A Treatise on the Structural Design and Building of by A. Campbell Holms (1918)
"The forward and after bodies are taken separately The first landing dealt with is that of the garboard strake, and then the ..."

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