• (v. t. & i.) To cool; to skim or stir.
  • (n.) A brewer's cooling vat; a keelfat.
  • (n.) A longitudinal timber, or series of timbers scarfed together, extending from stem to stern along the bottom of a vessel. It is the principal timber of the vessel, and, by means of the ribs attached on each side, supports the vessel's frame. In an iron vessel, a combination of plates supplies the place of the keel of a wooden ship. See Illust. of Keelson.
  • (n.) Fig.: The whole ship.
  • (n.) A barge or lighter, used on the Type for carrying coal from Newcastle; also, a barge load of coal, twenty-one tons, four cwt.
  • (n.) The two lowest petals of the corolla of a papilionaceous flower, united and inclosing the stamens and pistil; a carina. See Carina.
  • (n.) A projecting ridge along the middle of a flat or curved surface.
  • (v. i.) To traverse with a keel; to navigate.
  • (v. i.) To turn up the keel; to show the bottom.

Compare keel with other words:

keel vs. koel

keel vs. seel

keel vs. peel

kee vs. keel

keel vs. skeel

keel vs. kreel

jeel vs. keel

keel vs. kevel

keel vs. kell

keel vs. teel

keel vs. reel

keel vs. weel

keel vs. kerl

keel vs. keen

eel vs. keel

keel vs. kneel

keel vs. keep

feel vs. keel

heel vs. keel

keel vs. unicarinated

keel vs. keeler

keel vs. knighthead

forefoot vs. keel

keel vs. sternpost

keel vs. keeled

keel vs. keelson

carina vs. keel

carinate vs. keel

keel vs. rocker

garboard vs. keel

keel vs. skeg

centreboard vs. keel

hog vs. keel

keel vs. trim

keel vs. rib

keel vs. thwart

amidships vs. keel

keel vs. steeve

fall vs. keel

collapse vs. keel

keel vs. keelhaul

keel vs. pavement

keel vs. mark

chalk vs. keel

crayon vs. keel

keel vs. stability

anchor vs. keel

keel vs. rigid

bow vs. keel

keel vs. stern

hull vs. keel

keel vs. ship

keel vs. underside

beam vs. keel

barge vs. keel

buss vs. keel

back vs. keel

gripe vs. keel

keel vs. stem

abeam vs. keel