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Definition of Rudder pendants

Rudder pendants
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 pendants from wikipedia

- or lateen sail. Some of them had bowsprit, adorned with pieces of wool, pendants, wooden fish carving, and other decorations. If the bowsprit is not present...
- pinnacled on their faces, and the groining within shews five fan-traceried pendants. At the east end is a large niche, the west is open. The doorway is surmounted...
- Islands but nothing further south. Ships with square sails, without stern rudder, might navigate south, but the winds and currents throughout the year would...
- Bite Verb used in reference to a rudder, as in "the rudder begins to bite". When a vessel has steerageway the rudder will act to steer the vessel, i.e...
- Malta. La Girona had anc****d in Killybegs harbour, Donegal, with a damaged rudder. With the ****istance of an Irish chieftain, MacSweeney Bannagh, she was...
- again, Vasquez swims to the Maule at its mooring and plants a bomb in the rudder. This causes, yet again, only minor damage, and is fixed in only one day...
- gear consists of one or more cables (aka “arresting wires” or “cross deck pendants”) stretched across the landing area and attached on either end to arresting...
- daytime as does the 'Top Feature' which consists of three arms with jewelled pendants: one is a flying fish ridden by a squirrel, the second is a squirrel pushing...
- holding tridents. Tritons, other mermen, and the Nereides can also carry rudders, oars, fish, or dolphins. Oce**** normally should not carry a trident,...
- Hercules appears as a pair of pendants, one younger and one older, on each side of the lower stern galleries; the pendants depict opposite aspects of the...
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