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Definition of Rudder coat

Rudder coat
Rudder Rud"der, n. [OE. rother, AS. r[=o][eth]er a paddle; akin to D. roer rudder, oar, G. ruder, OHG. roadar, Sw. roder, ror, Dan. roer, ror. [root] 8. See Row to propel with an oar, and cf. Rother. ] 1. (Naut.) The mechanical appliance by means of which a vessel is guided or steered when in motion. It is a broad and flat blade made of wood or iron, with a long shank, and is fastened in an upright position, usually by one edge, to the sternpost of the vessel in such a way that it can be turned from side to side in the water by means of a tiller, wheel, or other attachment. 2. Fig.: That which resembles a rudder as a guide or governor; that which guides or governs the course. For rhyme the rudder is of verses. --Hudibras. Balance rudder (Naut.), a rudder pivoted near the middle instead of at the edge, -- common on sharpies. Drop rudder (Naut.), a rudder extending below the keel so as to be more effective in steering. Rudder chain (Naut.), one of the loose chains or ropes which fasten the rudder to the quarters to prevent its loss in case it gets unshipped, and for operating it in case the tiller or the wheel is broken. Rudder coat (Naut.), a covering of tarred canvas used to prevent water from entering the rudderhole. Rudder fish. (Zo["o]l.) (a) The pilot fish. (b) The amber fish (Seriola zonata), which is bluish having six broad black bands. (c) A plain greenish black American fish (Leirus perciformis); -- called also black rudder fish, logfish, and barrel fish. The name is also applied to other fishes which follow vessels. Rudder pendants (Naut.), ropes connected with the rudder chains.

Meaning of Rudder coat from wikipedia

- The coat of arms of Vågsøy is an official symbol for Vågsøy Muni****lity in Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway. The coat of arms depicts two rudders in silver...
- New World. Statuette of the Roman god Fortuna, with gubernaculum (ship's rudder), Rota Fortunae (wheel of fortune) and cornucopia (horn of plenty) found...
- colours as the main insignia and may be referred to as rudder stripes if they appear on the rudder instead of the fin, as with the Armée de l'Air of France...
- R. XII, and it is located in the Municipio I. The coat of arms of the rione depicts a white rudder on a red background, to remind the port of Ripa Grande...
- The coat of arms of Lappajärvi in Finland was drawn by Ahti Hammar and adopted in 1957. The arms refer to Lake Lappajärvi, which gives its name to the...
- left shaved to allow easier movement of the back legs and the powerful, rudder-like tail. The retriever cut is one inch (2.5 cm) long, evenly over the...
- rudder "which offers enhanced manoeuvrability in confined littoral waters, as opposed to the Type 214's cruciform rudder arrangement." The X rudder is...
- on the port side, near the port rudder shaft. The coupling on the port rudder ****embly was badly damaged and the rudder became locked in a 12° turn to...
- rope keeps the rudder from floating off in a wave. Both rudders and lee boards have swiveling tips so the dinghy can be landed. Rudders are often arranged...
- handle of the tiller which was directly connected to the rudder stock and therefore the rudder. However, as ships became taller and broader there came...
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