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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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