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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - (nautical) steering mechanism consisting of a hinged vertical plate mounted at the stern of a vessel; A hinged vertical airfoil mounted at the tail of an aircraft and used to make horizontal course changes.

Usage examples (40)
  • Xisithrus says: he would not know a rudder from a prop
  • LOL he would not know a rudder from a prop. February 19th, 2010 at 9: 22 pm
  • The rudder was the only thing I knew anything about.
  • The rudder is the device that steers the airplane from side to side. for more
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