Definition of Prow

Prow n. means: The fore part of a vessel; the bow; the stem; hence, the vessel itself.

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Prow n. means: The fore part of a vessel; the bow; the stem; hence, the vessel itself.

Meaning of Prow

Prow (n.) means: The fore part of a vessel; the bow; the stem; hence, the vessel itself.

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Gondola (n.): A long, narrow boat with a high prow and stern, used in the canals of Venice. A gondola is usually propelled by one or two oarsmen who stand facing the prow, or by poling. A gondola for passengers has a small open cabin amidships, for their protection against the sun or rain. A sumptuary law of Venice required that gondolas should be painted black, and they are customarily so painted now.

Prow (n.): See Proa.

Prore (n.): The prow or fore part of a ship.

Prow (a.): Benefit; profit; good; advantage.

Prow (superl.): Valiant; brave; gallant; courageous.

Figurehead (n.): The figure, statue, or bust, on the prow of a ship.

Bow (n.): The bending or rounded part of a ship forward; the stream or prow.

Cutwater (n.): The fore part of a ship's prow, which cuts the water.

Stern (v. t.): The after or rear end of a ship or other vessel, or of a boat; the part opposite to the stem, or prow.

Dory (n.): A small, strong, flat-bottomed rowboat, with sharp prow and flaring sides.

Settee (n.): A vessel with a very long, sharp prow, carrying two or three masts with lateen sails, -- used in the Mediterranean.

Beak (n.): A beam, shod or armed at the end with a metal head or point, and projecting from the prow of an ancient galley, in order to pierce the vessel of an enemy; a beakhead.

Bump (n.): The act of striking the stern of the boat in advance with the prow of the boat following.

Prow (n.): The fore part of a vessel; the bow; the stem; hence, the vessel itself.

Carinated (a.): Shaped like the keel or prow of a ship; having a carina or keel; as, a carinate calyx or leaf; a carinate sternum (of a bird).

Ram (n.): A heavy steel or iron beak attached to the prow of a steam war vessel for piercing or cutting down the vessel of an enemy; also, a vessel carrying such a beak.

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Words, slangs, sentences and phrases similar to Prow

Meaning of Prow

Prow means: The "nose" of the ship.

Meaning of Prow

Prow means: A poetical alternative term for the bow.

Meaning of Starboard

Starboard means: The right side of the ship when you are facing toward her prow.

Meaning of Prow

Prow means: The bow and forward part of the vessel above the waterline.

Meaning of rake

rake means: the inclination of the mast or prow of a vessel from the perpendicular

Meaning of Port

Port means: A seaport or the left side of the ship when you are facing toward her prow.

Meaning of Junk (4)

Junk (4) means: A name for the common type of native sailing vessel in the Chinese seas. It is flat-bottomed, has a square prow, prominent stem, full stern, the rudder suspended, and carries lug-sails. (dates from 1550s)

Meaning of Beakhead

Beakhead means: 1. The ram on the prow of a fighting galley of ancient and medieval times. 2. The protruding part of the foremost section of a sailing ship of the 16th to the 18th century, usually ornate, used as a working platform by sailors handling the sails of the bowsprit. It also housed the crew's heads (toilets).

Meaning of Gondola

Gondola means: A long, narrow boat with a high prow and stern, used in the canals of Venice. A gondola is usually propelled by one or two oarsmen who stand facing the prow, or by poling. A gondola for passengers has a small open cabin amidships, for their protection against the sun or rain. A sumptuary law of Venice required that gondolas should be painted black, and they are customarily so painted now.

Meaning of Prow

Prow means: See Proa.

Meaning of Prore

Prore means: The prow or fore part of a ship.

Meaning of Prow

Prow means: Benefit; profit; good; advantage.

Meaning of Prow

Prow means: Valiant; brave; gallant; courageous.

Meaning of Figurehead

Figurehead means: The figure, statue, or bust, on the prow of a ship.

Meaning of Bow

Bow means: The bending or rounded part of a ship forward; the stream or prow.

Meaning of Cutwater

Cutwater means: The fore part of a ship's prow, which cuts the water.

Meaning of Stern

Stern means: The after or rear end of a ship or other vessel, or of a boat; the part opposite to the stem, or prow.

Meaning of Dory

Dory means: A small, strong, flat-bottomed rowboat, with sharp prow and flaring sides.

Meaning of Settee

Settee means: A vessel with a very long, sharp prow, carrying two or three masts with lateen sails, -- used in the Mediterranean.

Meaning of Beak

Beak means: A beam, shod or armed at the end with a metal head or point, and projecting from the prow of an ancient galley, in order to pierce the vessel of an enemy; a beakhead.

Meaning of Bump

Bump means: The act of striking the stern of the boat in advance with the prow of the boat following.

Meaning of Prow

Prow means: The fore part of a vessel; the bow; the stem; hence, the vessel itself.

Meaning of Carinated

Carinated means: Shaped like the keel or prow of a ship; having a carina or keel; as, a carinate calyx or leaf; a carinate sternum (of a bird).

Dictionary words and meanings

Meaning of Arthrography

Arthrography means: The description of joints.

Meaning of Charge

Charge means: An address (esp. an earnest or impressive address) containing instruction or exhortation; as, the charge of a judge to a jury; the charge of a bishop to his clergy.

Meaning of Despair

Despair means: That which is despaired of.

Meaning of Reticulum

Reticulum means: The second stomach of ruminants, in which folds of the mucous membrane form hexagonal cells; -- also called the honeycomb stomach.

Meaning of Traitor

Traitor means: Hence, one who betrays any confidence or trust; a betrayer.

Slang words and meanings

Meaning of tut

tut means: Noun. Rubbish, nonsense. E.g."Whatever he told you about me is just a load of tut." or "I think we need to clear up all this tut before your parents arrive."

Meaning of dead arm

dead arm means: n an arm which has been disabled via a punch to the tricep. A popular form of entertainment amongst school bullies or inebriated university students.

Meaning of D generation

D generation means: The cohort of the population that has grown up with digital technology. They are presumed to have no inherent fear that technical developments will ruin rather than enhance heir lives.

Meaning of City juice

City juice means: Water

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