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English noun: sailing

1. sailing (act) the work of a sailor


Synonymsnavigation, seafaring


Broader (hypernym)employment, work


Narrower (hyponym)cabotage


Part holonymsteerage, steering


Domain category membersaccommodation ladder, atrip, aweigh, beam-ends, becket, bell, bilge well, bitter end, capsizing, chip, close to the wind, close-hauled, deadeye, escutcheon, fireroom, fore, fore-and-aft, jack ladder, Jacob's ladder, laniard, lanyard, lead line, leg, luff, mainsheet, overhead, pilot ladder, ratlin, ratline, rigged, rudder, sea ladder, sea steps, sheet, ship's bell, shroud, sounding line, spun yarn, stand out, starboard, stay, steerageway, sternpost, stokehold, stokehole, tack, tack, tacking, towing line, towing rope, towline, towrope, unrigged, weather sheet

2. sailing (act) riding in a sailboat


Broader (hypernym)seafaring, water travel


Narrower (hyponym)beat, luff, tack


Domain category membersspill

3. sailing (act) the departure of a vessel from a port


Broader (hypernym)departure, going, going away, leaving

4. sailing (act) the activity of flying a glider


Synonymsglide, gliding, sailplaning, soaring


Broader (hypernym)flight, flying


Narrower (hyponym)hang gliding, paragliding, parasailing









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