Meaning of KEEL in English
transcription, транскрипция: [ ki:l ]
( keels, keeling, keeled)
The keel of a boat is the long, specially shaped piece of wood or steel along the bottom of it.
If you say that someone or something is on an even keel , you mean that they are working or progressing smoothly and steadily, without any sudden changes.
Jason had helped him out with a series of loans, until he could get back on an even keel.
PHRASE : PHR after v , v-link PHR
Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне. 2006