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American English: /kil/
British English: /kiːl/

Translation of keel in Spanish:


  • on an even keelto keep something on an even keel
    mantener la estabilidad de algo
    to get something back on an even keel
    restablecer el equilibrio de algo
    the economy is now on an even keel
    la economía se ha estabilizado
    Example sentences
    • Support the keel with timber blocking to take most of the weight of the hull.
    • Even nautical archaeology has made great gains, for many of the waterfront structures incorporated broken-up vessel fragments, hull planking, keels, a prow, a side rudder, ribs, a mast partner.
    • Again the men were coerced under once more, and made to endure yet another rake along the keel of the ship, where lurked the treacherous gatherings of barnacles.

Phrasal verbs

keel over

verb + adverb
1 (capsize)
2 (collapse) [colloquial] (person)
caer redondo [colloquial]
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