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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: rowlock(0.00867 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to rowlock.
English → English (WordNet)
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)
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.