Translation for 'oar' from English to Russian
NOUN   an oar | oars
весло {с}
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Translation for 'oar' from English to Russian

весло {с}морс.
Usage Examples English
  • Despite signing a marquee contract with Brisbane Roar, Oar joined Cypriot club APOEL in June 2017.
  • The steerer manipulates a long (typically 9-feet) straight oar, called a steering oar.
  • The oar acts as a lever, pivoting around the gate, which acts as a fulcrum.
  • Oar Guiding is where the guide maneuvers the raft with oars from either the stern or middle of the raft.
  • Pins are referred to as "thole pins" or "oar pins".

  • Sculling is distinguished from sweep rowing, whereby each boat crew member employs an oar, complemented by another crew member on the opposite side with an oar, usually with each pulling it with two hands and from stern sculling, which uses an oar to propel a vessel with side-to-side movements from the stern.
  • Stern sculling is the use of a single oar over the stern of a boat to propel it with side-to-side motions that create forward lift in the water.
  • The Bishop Owen Oar is a time trial eights race for secondary school students.
  • A thixotropic fluid is best visualised by an oar blade embedded in mud.
  • He started sweep-oar rowing (rowing with a single oar in a boat with teammates), while attending the Lakeside School. He graduated from Yale in 1980 with a degree in psychology.

  • "Dawsey" was said to have been an ideal stroke oar.
  • The six-oar, four-oar and two-oar yals have one mast used to support two quadrilateral standing split-lug sails.
  • Using oars in pairs, with one hand on each oar, is two-oar sculling. The oars may also be called sculls. In this case the rowers are usually paired so that there is an oar on each side of the boat.
  • Collars led the field of oar making until early 1980 when modern advances resulted in the introduction of a carbon fibre oar.
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