any composite plant of the genus Rudbeckia, having alternate leaves and showy flower heads.
any plant of the North American genus Rudbeckia, cultivated for their showy flowers, which have golden-yellow rays and green or black conical centres: family Asteraceae (composites) See also coneflower, black-eyed Susan
noun 1. a European, freshwater fish, Scardinius erythrophthalmus, of the carp family. noun 1. a European freshwater cyprinid fish, Scardinius erythrophthalmus, having a compressed dark greenish body and reddish ventral and tail fins noun 1. Kevin (Michael). born 1957, Australian politician: leader of the Labor Party (2006–10 and from 2013); Prime Minister (2007–2010 and from […]
noun 1. Nautical. a vertical blade at the stern of a vessel that can be turned horizontally to change the vessel’s direction when in motion. 2. Aeronautics. a movable control surface attached to a vertical stabilizer, located at the rear of an airplane and used, along with the ailerons, to turn the airplane. 3. any […]
- Rudder bands
Ancient ships had two great broad-bladed oars for rudders. These, when not in use, were lifted out of the water and bound or tied up. When required for use, these bands were unloosed and the rudders allowed to drop into the water (Acts 27:40).
noun, plural (especially collectively) rudderfish (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) rudderfishes. 1. any of various fishes having the habit of following behind ships, as a pilot fish.