Definición de clinker-built en inglés:

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Pronunciación: /ˈkliNGkərˌbilt/


(Of a boat) having external planks secured with clinched nails such that the bottom edge of an upper plank overlaps the upper edge of a lower plank. Compare with carvel-built.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Perhaps the most interesting of these were the clench-nails, as these were used to fasten the overlapping long planks of a clinker-built vessel together.
  • The roof here is constructed almost like a clinker-built boat, again reflecting Barry's other great love, sailing.
  • It's a 14 ft, wooden, clinker-built boat, upside down and in need of some varnish.


Mid 18th century: clinker from clink (northern English variant of clinch).

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División en sílabas: clink·er-built

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