HyperDic: oar

English > 1 sense of the word oar:
NOUNartifactoaran implement used to propel or steer a boat
oar > pronunciation
Rhymesabhor ... Zocor: 121 rhymes with aor...
English > oar: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningAn implement used to propel or steer a boat.
Partsblade, vaneFlat surface that rotates and pushes against air or water
Narrowerpaddle, boat paddleA short light oar used without an oarlock to propel a canoe or small boat
scullEach of a pair of short oars that are used by a single oarsman
scullA long oar that is mounted at the stern of a boat and moved left and right to propel the boat forward
sweep, sweep oarA long oar used in an open boat
Broaderimplementinstrumentation (a piece of equipment or tool) used to effect an end

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