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luff

synonym (synonym of luff)

  • (verb.motion)
    sail close to the wind (verb.motion)
     

hypernym (luff IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • (nautical) the forward edge of a fore-and-aft sail that is next to the mast (noun.artifact)
    the outside limit of an object or area or surface; a place farthest away from the center of something (noun.artifact)
     
  • flap when the wind is blowing equally on both sides (verb.motion)
    move in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion (verb.motion)
     
  • sail close to the wind (verb.motion)
    travel on water propelled by wind (verb.motion)
     
  • the act of sailing close to the wind (noun.act)
    riding in a sailboat (noun.act)
     

part meronym (HAS PART relation)

  • (nautical) the forward edge of a fore-and-aft sail that is next to the mast (noun.artifact)
    any sail not set on a yard and whose normal position is in a fore-and-aft direction (noun.artifact)
     

derivation (.... is derived from luff)

  • flap when the wind is blowing equally on both sides (verb.motion)
    the act of sailing close to the wind (noun.act)
     
  • the act of sailing close to the wind (noun.act)
    flap when the wind is blowing equally on both sides (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    sail close to the wind (verb.motion)
     

domain category (luff is domain category of ....)

  • (nautical) the forward edge of a fore-and-aft sail that is next to the mast (noun.artifact)
    the work of a sailor (noun.act)
     
  • sail close to the wind (verb.motion)
    the guidance of ships or airplanes from place to place (noun.act)
     
synonym hypernym part meronym derivation domain category point sailing edge flap sail fore-and-aft sail point navigation sailing seafaring pilotage

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