Strake

Definition of Strake

imp.1.imp. of Strike.
n.1.A streak.
2.An iron band by which the fellies of a wheel are secured to each other, being not continuous, as the tire is, but made up of separate pieces.
3.(Shipbuilding) One breadth of planks or plates forming a continuous range on the bottom or sides of a vessel, reaching from the stem to the stern; a streak.
4.(Mining) A trough for washing broken ore, gravel, or sand; a launder.

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board, garboard, garboard plank, garboard strake, gun rest, gunnel, gunwale, plank, vessel, wale, watercraft
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