Rocker vs Skeg - What's the difference?

rocker | skeg |


As nouns the difference between rocker and skeg

is that rocker is rocker (someone passionate about rock music) while skeg is (nautical) a fin-like structure to the rear of the keel of a vessel that supports the rudder and protects a propeller.

rocker

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A curved piece of wood attached to the bottom of a rocking chair or cradle that enables it to rock back and forth.
  • Hence, a rocking chair
  • (surfing) The lengthwise curvature of a surfboard. (More rocker is a more curved board.)
  • All modern surfboards share a similar rocker design — Bruce Jones [http://www.brucejones.com/longboar.htm]
  • Someone passionate about rock music.
  • A musician who plays rock music.
  • (informal) A rock music song.
  • * Pitchfork Media [http://pitchfork.com/features/staff-lists/7852-the-top-200-tracks-of-the-1990s-50-21/3/]
  • "Girls & Boys" is
  • One who rocks something.
  • * Fuller
  • It was I, sir, said the rocker , who had the honour, some thirty years since, to attend on your highness in your infancy.
  • (UK) A member of a British subculture of the 1960s, opposed to the mods, who dressed in black leather and were interested in 1950s music.
  • Any implement or machine working with a rocking motion, such as a trough mounted on rockers for separating gold dust from gravel, etc., by agitation in water.
  • A rocking horse.
  • A skate with a curved blade, somewhat resembling in shape the rocker of a cradle.
  • (engineering) A rock shaft.
  • Derived terms

    * off one's rocker

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    skeg

    English

    (wikipedia skeg)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (nautical) A fin-like structure to the rear of the keel of a vessel that supports the rudder and protects a propeller.
  • (nautical) A similar construction on a boat that acts as a keel.
  • A fin that serves to stabilize a surfboard.
  • (obsolete) A sort of wild plum.
  • (Holland)
  • (obsolete) A kind of oat.
  • * 1842 , Cuthbert William Johnson, The farmer's encyclopædia, and dictionary of rural affairs
  • SKEGS . A kind of oat, sometimes cultivated as a crop in Nottinghamshire. It is the Avena stipiformis of Linnaeus.
  • (Australia, slang) A surfer; a person who leads a surfing lifestyle.
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