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keel

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1keel/ˈkiːl/noun
pluralkeels
1keel
/ˈkiːl/
noun
pluralkeels
Learner's definition of KEEL  
[count]
: a long piece of wood or metal along the center of the bottom of a boat
— see picture at boat

on an even keel

: strong and not likely to fail or get worse : in a stable condition
2keel/ˈkiːl/verb
keelskeeledkeeling
2keel
/ˈkiːl/
verb
keelskeeledkeeling
Learner's definition of KEEL  

keel over

[phrasal verb]informal
: to fall down suddenly
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