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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: rowlock (0.00850 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to rowlock.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: rowlock rowlock n : a holder attached to the gunwale of a boat that holds the oar in place and acts as a fulcrum for rowing [syn: peg, pin, thole, tholepin, oarlock]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Rowlock Rowlock \Row"lock\ (? colloq. ?), n. [For oarlock; AS. [hand]rloc, where the second part is skin to G. loch a hole, E. lock a fastening. See Oar, and Lock.] 1. (Naut.) A contrivance or arrangement serving as a fulcrum for an oar in rowing. It consists sometimes of a notch in the gunwale of a boat, sometimes of a pair of pins between which the oar rests on the edge of the gunwale, sometimes of a single pin passing through the oar, or of a metal fork or stirrup pivoted in the gunwale and suporting the oar; same as oarlock. [Chiefly Brit.] [1913 Webster +PJC] 2. One of the rings of masonry included in an arch having more than one ring. [PJC]


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