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Definition of Strake


  1. imp. of Strike.
  2. A streak.
  3. An iron band by which the fellies of a wheel are secured to each other, being not continuous, as the tire is, but made up of separate pieces.
  4. One breadth of planks or plates forming a continuous range on the bottom or sides of a vessel, reaching from the stem to the stern; a streak.
  5. A trough for washing broken ore, gravel, or sand; a launder.