the upper end of a rudderpost, to which a tiller, quadrant, or yoke is attached.
(nautical) the top of the rudderpost, to which the steering apparatus may be fixed
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 […]
noun, Nautical. 1. the vertical member of a stern frame on which the rudder is hung; a sternpost. noun (nautical) 1. Also called rudderstock (ˈrʌdəˌstɒk). a postlike member at the forward edge of a rudder 2. the part of the stern frame of a vessel to which a rudder is fitted
noun, Nautical. 1. the vertical member at the forward edge of a rudder, hinged at the sternpost and attached to the helm or steering gear.
noun, Aeronautics. 1. a control surface functioning both as a rudder and as an elevator.