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Engelsk navneord: sail

1. sail (om genstand) a large piece of fabric (usually canvas fabric) by means of which wind is used to propel a sailing vessel


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)canvas, canvass, sheet


Mindre specifikke termerpiece of cloth, piece of material


Mere specifikke termerballoon sail, crossjack, fore-and-aft sail, foresail, headsail, main-topsail, mainsail, mizzen course, press of canvas, press of sail, royal, save-all, skysail, square sail, topgallant, topgallant sail, topsail


Omfatter disse specifikke termerreef


Omfatter disse overordnede termersailing ship, sailing vessel

2. sail (om handling) an ocean trip taken for pleasure


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)cruise


Mindre specifikke termerocean trip, voyage

3. sail (om genstand) any structure that resembles a sail


Mindre specifikke termerconstruction, structure


Engelsk udsagnsord: sail

1. sail (om bevægelse) traverse or travel on (a body of water)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWe sailed the Atlantic.
He sailed the Pacific all alone.


Eksempler på anvendelseThey sail the river, They sail down the river


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerjourney, travel

2. sail (om bevægelse) move with sweeping, effortless, gliding motions


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe diva swept into the room.
Shreds of paper sailed through the air.
The searchlights swept across the sky.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)sweep


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP


Mindre specifikke termermove


Mere specifikke termerswan


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningbrush, sweep

3. sail (om bevægelse) travel on water propelled by wind


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI love sailing, especially on the open sea.
The ship sails on.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s PP


Mindre specifikke termerboat


Mere specifikke termerbeat, change course, gybe, jib, jibe, luff, outpoint, point, rack, run, scud, tack, wear round, wear ship, weather


Overordnet emneområdenavigation, pilotage, piloting

4. sail (om bevægelse) travel on water propelled by wind or by other means


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe QE2 will sail to Southampton tomorrow.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)navigate, voyage


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Somebody ----s somebody PP


Mindre specifikke termerjourney, travel


Mere specifikke termerastrogate, cruise









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