Strake



noun
1.
Nautical. a continuous course of planks or plates on a ship forming a hull shell, deck, etc.
noun
1.

a curved metal plate forming part of the metal rim on a wooden wheel
any metal plate let into a rubber tyre

2.
(nautical) Also called streak. one of a continuous range of planks or plates forming the side of a vessel
3.
a profiled piece of wood carried on an arm that rotates round a fixed post: used to sweep the internal shape of a mould, as for a bell or a ship’s propeller blade, in sand or loam

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