Oar vs Rudder - What's the difference?
Oar is a related term of rudder. As nouns the difference between oar and rudder is that oar is while rudder is (nautical) an underwater vane used to steer a vessel the rudder is controlled by means of a wheel, tiller or other apparatus (modern vessels can be controlled even with a joystick or an autopilot).
(en noun )
An implement used to propel a boat or a ship in the water, having a flat blade at one end, being rowed from the other end and being normally fastened to the vessel.
An oarsman; a rower.
(zoology) An oar-like swimming organ of various invertebrates.
- He is a good oar .
* (implement used to propel a boat) paddle
* stick one’s oar in
(en verb )
To row; to propel with oars.
- Turning the long tables upside down — and there were twelve of them — they seated themselves, one behind another, within the upturned table tops as though they were boats and were about to oar their way into some fabulous ocean.
(wikipedia rudder )
(nautical) An underwater vane used to steer a vessel. The rudder is controlled by means of a wheel, tiller or other apparatus (modern vessels can be controlled even with a joystick or an autopilot).
(aeronautics) A control surface on the vertical stabilizer of a fixed-wing aircraft or an autogyro. On some craft, the entire vertical stabilizer comprises the rudder. The rudder is controlled by foot-operated control pedals.
A riddle or sieve.
(figurative) That which resembles a rudder as a guide or governor; that which guides or governs the course.
(en noun )
- For rhyme the rudder is of verses.
* balance rudder
* bow rudder
* drop rudder
* rudder blade
* rudder chain
* rudder coat
* rudder pendants