: a projection like a fin extending from the hull near the turn of the bilge on either side to check rolling
Examples of bilge keel in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebHer results showed that having no bilge keels had more rocking than without.
Michael Walsh, Courant Community, 3 Apr. 2018
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