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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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