bordo
masculine noun
1. (part of a vessel) 
a. side 
El bordo del destructor fue alcanzado por un torpedo a estribor.The starboard side of the destroyer was hit by a torpedo.
2. (change in course) 
a. tack 
El velero hizo un bordo a babor y otro a estribor.The sailboat did a tack to port and then another to starboard.
3. (agriculture) (Central America) (Mexico) 
a. roughly-built dam 
Estos bordos impiden que el agua inunde el terreno.These roughly-built dams stop the water from flooding the land.
bordo
Noun
1. (náut & av) 
a bordoon board
bienvenidos a bordowelcome aboard
bordo
1 (Náutica)
a bordo aboard; on board
"bienvenidos a bordo" "welcome aboard"; estar a bordo del barco to be on board the ship; con ordenador de a bordo with on-board computer; ir a bordo (Náutica) to go on board; (Aeronáutica) to board
de alto bordo
buque de alto bordo big ship; seagoing vessel; personaje de alto bordo distinguished person; influential person
2 (bordada) tack
dar bordos to tack
3 (México) (Agr) roughly-built dam
4 (S. Cone) (dique) raised furrow
5 (Centroamérica) [de montaña] peak; summit
Phrases with "bordo"
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a bordo 
on board 
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