Definition of sterndrive in English:

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sterndrive

Pronunciation: /ˈstərndrīv/

noun

An inboard engine connected to an outboard drive unit at the rear of a powerboat.
Example sentences
  • Genmar is the second-largest boat producer in the U.S., following Brunswick Corp., which produces Bayliners, Sea Rays, Maxums and others, as well as Mercury and Mercruiser engines and sterndrives.
  • The drive shaft areas on Alpha and all Bravo sterndrives are identical but the twin propellers on Bravo IIIs take up more space.
  • Use your existing flusher and a regular garden hose, combined with West Marine's Engine Winterizing Kit to easily coldproof your outboard or sterndrive.

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Syllabification: stern·drive

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