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1. rudder

noun. ['ˈrʌdɝ'] a hinged vertical airfoil mounted at the tail of an aircraft and used to make horizontal course changes.

Synonyms

  • aerofoil
  • airfoil
  • vertical tail
  • control surface

Antonyms

  • overhead
  • subsurface

Etymology

  • roþor (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Rudder

  • stouder
  • scudder
  • shudder

Example sentences of the word rudder


1. Noun, singular or mass
If the rudder is removable then take it off the plane.

2. rudder-like

adjective. formed like and serving like a rudder.

Antonyms

  • amorphous

3. rudder

noun. ['ˈrʌdɝ'] (nautical) steering mechanism consisting of a hinged vertical plate mounted at the stern of a vessel.

Synonyms

  • vessel
  • steering mechanism
  • rudderpost
  • rudder blade
  • watercraft
  • steering system
  • rudderstock

Antonyms

  • natural object
  • outside
  • inside
  • descend

Etymology

  • roþor (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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