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Definition of Rudder pendants
Rudder pendantsRudder 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
Meaning of Rudder pendants from wikipedia
- or lateen
sail. Some of them had bowsprit, adorned
of wool, pendants
fish carving, and other
decorations. If the bowsprit
is not present...
faces, and the groining within shews
five fan-traceried pendants
. At the east end is a large
niche, the west is open. The doorway
but nothing further
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
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
Bannagh, she was...
- again, Vasquez swims
to the Maule
at its mooring
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
area and attached
end to arresting...
as does the 'Top Feature' which consists
arms with jewelled pendants
: one is a flying
by a squirrel, the second
is a squirrel
tridents. Tritons, other
mermen, and the Nereides
can also carry rudders
, oars, fish, or dolphins. Oce**** normally should
- 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
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