an extension to the keel of a vessel either for protecting the keel from damage or for reducing leeway
- False knot
false knot n. A knotlike bulge in the umbilical vein causing apparent twisting of the cord.
noun, Obstetrics. 1. irregular contractions of the uterus prior to actual labor and without accompanying dilation of the cervix.
noun 1. . noun 1. a low-growing woodland plant, Maianthemum canadense, of the lily family, native to northeastern North America, having a cluster of small white flowers.
[fawls] /fɔls/ adjective, falser, falsest. 1. not true or correct; erroneous: a false statement. 2. uttering or declaring what is untrue: a false witness. 3. not faithful or loyal; treacherous: a false friend. 4. tending to deceive or mislead; deceptive: a false impression. 5. not genuine; counterfeit. 6. based on mistaken, erroneous, or inconsistent impressions, […]