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Engelsk navneord: reef

1. reef (om ting) a submerged ridge of rock or coral near the surface of the water

Mindre specifikke termerridge

Mere specifikke termercoral reef

2. Reef (om sted) a rocky region in the southern Transvaal in northeastern South Africa; contains rich gold deposits and coal and manganese

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)Rand, Witwatersrand

Eksempler på forekomster af mindre specifikke termerpart, region

Omfatter disse overordnede termerTransvaal

3. reef (om genstand) one of several strips across a sail that can be taken in or rolled up to lessen the area of the sail that is exposed to the wind

Mindre specifikke termerslip, strip

Omfatter disse overordnede termercanvas, canvass, sail, sheet

Engelsk udsagnsord: reef

1. reef (om bevægelse) lower and bring partially inboard

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningReef the sailboat's mast.

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerbring down, get down, let down, lower, take down

2. reef (om ændring) roll up (a portion of a sail) in order to reduce its area

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerfurl, roll up

3. reef (om ændring) reduce (a sail) by taking in a reef

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s

Mindre specifikke termerreduce, shrink

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