Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun keel

3 senses of keel

Sense 1
keel -- (a projection or ridge that suggests a keel)
       => projection -- (any solid convex shape that juts out from something)

Sense 2
keel -- (the median ridge on the breastbone of birds that fly)
       => carina -- (any of various keel-shaped structures or ridges such as that on the breastbone of a bird or that formed by the fused petals of a pea blossom)

Sense 3
keel -- (one of the main longitudinal beams (or plates) of the hull of a vessel; can extend vertically into the water to provide lateral stability)
       => beam -- (long thick piece of wood or metal or concrete, etc., used in construction)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb keel

1 sense of keel

Sense 1
stagger, reel, keel, lurch, swag, careen -- (walk as if unable to control one's movements; "The drunken man staggered into the room")
       => walk -- (use one's feet to advance; advance by steps; "Walk, don't run!"; "We walked instead of driving"; "She walks with a slight limp"; "The patient cannot walk yet"; "Walk over to the cabinet")

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