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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 strake /ˈstrek/
 輪鐵[車輪的] ;外條板

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Strake, n.
 1. A streak. [Obs.] --Spenser.“White strake.” --Gen. xxx. 37.
 2. 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.
 3. Shipbuilding 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.
 Note:The planks or plates next the keel are called the garboard strakes; the next, or the heavy strakes at the bilge, are the bilge strakes; the next, from the water line to the lower port sill, the wales; and the upper parts of the sides, the sheer strakes.
 4. Mining A trough for washing broken ore, gravel, or sand; a launder.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Strake obs. imp. of Strike.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : thick plank forming a ridge along the side of a wooden ship
          [syn: wale]