Definition of 'rudder'
Example sentences containing 'rudder'
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His rudder and elevator were shot away. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Lambert had no rudder to steer with. BomberThey could have very quickly taken out the rudder and the propeller of our ship. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Such action might have damaged her rudder and propellers. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The patron keeps to the stern and steers with a long pole, ignoring the rudder. A BOOK OF LANDS AND PEOPLES (2003)The jolt jammed its propeller and rudder, knocking it off course. The Sun (2009)It signalled the loss of the boat 's rudder. Times, Sunday Times (2015)They moved the engine from the bonnet to the cabin and added a propeller, rudder and tiller. The Sun (2009)He will get special kit to steer the plane, using his prosthetic leg to control the rudder pedals. The Sun (2008)Adding "steady' without pausing was his way of telling Munro to only touch the left rudder. Bomber
Trends of 'rudder'
Used Occasionally. rudder is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'rudder'
British English: rudder NOUN
A rudder is a device for steering a boat. It consists of a vertical piece of wood or metal at the back of the boat.
Definition of rudder from the Collins English Dictionary
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