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tiller

Pronunciation: /ˈtɪlər; ˈtɪlə(r)/

Translation of tiller in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • [Nautical/Náutica] caña (feminine) or barra (feminine) del timón at the tiller al timón
    Example sentences
    • To minimize maintenance, the only wood used in the entire boat is the tiller and the only opening to the area below deck is the companionway.
    • There's the main sheet (the rope which controls the main sail), the tiller (the steering stick), the jib (the front sail) and a lot more coloured rope.
    • A firm hand at the tiller and the boat sails fair.

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