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Ship StabilityPlay
The keel provides stability to a ship, so it's fundamental in nautical architecture. SlideShipbuilders ensure the keel is straight for optimal balance.
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Construction PhrasePlay
'Lay the keel' refers to the start of ship construction, similar to laying a foundation. SlideThe shipyard will lay the keel for the new vessel next week.
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Nautical TermPlay
'Keel' is a technical term; use it when discussing ships or boat construction. SlideThe old fishing boat had barnacles attached to its keel.