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Synonyms for strake

thick plank forming a ridge along the side of a wooden ship

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Strake, then in her 80s, lived at the end of the gravel road our family's cabin was on and would invite my sister and me to roast marshmallows in her rock fireplace.
The company's trademark IPS 2 Integrated Power Strake construction gives it a rugged yet responsive hull.
ALL SMILES: Michael Strake and Ken Dodd at the 2004 Scouseology awards
The explosion is to be part of an experiment called Divine Strake, which is intended to test new ways to destroying hardened and deeply buried targets, such as the nuclear facilities of Iran and North Korea.
It has a fiberglass arch with a buoyancy tube and rubbing strake.
If the Kilnsea-boat was similar to Ferriby 1, the plank described here could have been part of the keel-plank, or alternatively, the outer bottom strake.
The companies profiled in modified starch market report are ADM, Avebe, Agrana, Cargill Incorporated, Tate & Lyle, Roquette, Ingredion, Emsland Strake Gmbh, Grain Processing Crop.
The Tribune's Terri Langford notes that despite the group's insistence that their mission is bipartisan, "four large donors to the American Phoenix Foundation - the Strake Foundation, the State Policy Network, the Franklin Center for Government and Public Integrity, and Jeff Sandefer's Ed Foundation - are well-known backers of conservative causes.
The Split Scimitar Winglet takes the existing blended winglet and adds a scimitar tip and downward strake.
orchestra you a birthday in the Albert "I'm fortunate to be in a position where I get to play a lot of great new music - some of it written for me (Tine has just premiered Bent Sorensen's Easter Concerto for trumpet and orchestra and her Barber recital with Kathryn Stott will feature Graham Fitkin's Helical Strake, written for the duo) as well as core repertoire.
All her daughter, Angela Strake, knows about it is that it is of South Bank Council School Group 3.
The recognition points - small size, no forecastle, rubbing strake on hull and near-open bridge - suggest a cross channel ferry.
Strake, the little lady straight from "Hansel and Gretel" who used to invite little kids into her hole-in-the-wall place on Salmon Street to roast marshmallows?
At the start of halftime of the first game in the Special Olympics soccer tournament Saturday, Ventura County Dragons player Peter Strake was ecstatic about the goal he'd made to help put his team in the lead against the Lakewood Bears.
HOUSTON -- Houston brand experience firm, BrandExtract, LLC, took home the Best of Show Print award for its work on the Strake Jesuit College Preparatory 50th Anniversary book at the American Advertising Federation Addy Awards held here in Houston Saturday evening.