Definitions for centerboardˈsɛn tərˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

cen•ter•boardˈsɛn tərˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd(n.)

  1. (v.i.)a pivoted fin keel on a sailboat that can be retracted.

    Category: Nautical, Navy

Origin of centerboard:

1840–50, Amer.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. centerboard, centreboard, drop keel, sliding keel(noun)

    a retractable fin keel used on sailboats to prevent drifting to leeward

Webster Dictionary

  1. Centerboard(noun)

    alt. of Centreboard

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