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1. strake

noun. thick plank forming a ridge along the side of a wooden ship.

Synonyms

  • garboard
  • gunnel
  • gun rest
  • garboard strake
  • gunwale
  • board
  • wale
  • plank
  • watercraft
  • garboard plank

Antonyms

  • get off
  • disembark
  • live out
  • starve

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2. lap-strake

adjective. having overlapping hull planks.

Synonyms

  • lap-streak
  • lap-streaked
  • clincher-built
  • clinker-built

Antonyms

  • flush-seamed

Example sentences of the word strake


1. Noun, singular or mass
Reinforce the gunwale, which is the top strake of the hull, and attach any riggings necessary for the sail and the oarlocks.

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