Meaning of FENDER in English


n.1 a low frame bordering a fireplace to keep in falling coals etc.

2 Naut. a piece of old cable, matting, etc., hung over a vessel's side to protect it against impact.

3 a a thing used to keep something off, prevent a collision, etc. b US a bumper or mudguard of a motor vehicle.

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.