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Related to clinker-built: lapstrake
Built with overlapping planks or boards, as a ship.
[From obsolete clinker, clinch-nail, from Middle English clinken, probably variant of clenchen, to clench; see clench.]
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(Nautical Terms) (of a boat or ship) having a hull constructed with each plank overlapping that below. Also called: lapstrake Compare carvel-built
[C18 clinker a nailing together, probably from clinch]
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having a hull with a shell formed with overlapping strakes.
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|Adj.||1.||clinker-built - having overlapping hull planks|
ship - a vessel that carries passengers or freight
carvel-built - (of ships) built with flush (rather than overlapping) hull planks
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clinker-built[ˈklɪŋkəˌbɪlt] ADJ (Naut) → de tingladillo
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adj (Naut) → klinkergebaut
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