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leeboard

Syllabification: lee·board
Pronunciation: /ˈlēbôrd
 
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Definition of leeboard in English:

noun

A plate or board fixed to the side of a flat-bottomed boat and let down into the water to reduce drift to the leeward side.
Example sentences
  • This spacer fills the gap between side and leeboard when board is touching the gunwale and chine log.
  • An article on making a leeboard from laminated plywood is available.
  • The Chinese widely used leeboards and so I thought of replacing the bilgeboards by leeboards also.

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