studdingsail


studdingsail
n. 副帆, 翼橫帆

English-Chinese dictionary. 2013.

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  • studdingsail — [stud′iŋ sāl΄, stun′səl] n. [< ?] an auxiliary sail, usually of light canvas, set outside the edge of a working sail in light weather by means of an extensible boom: also studding sail …   English World dictionary

  • studdingsail — /stud ing sayl /; Naut. /stun seuhl/, n. Naut. a light sail, sometimes set outboard of either of the leeches of a square sail and extended by booms. Also, stunsail, stuns l. [1540 50; studding ( < ?) + SAIL] * * * …   Universalium

  • studdingsail — n. light additional saill set on a square sail …   English contemporary dictionary

  • studdingsail — [ stʌns(ə)l] noun an additional sail on a square rigged sailing ship, set at the end of a yard in light winds. Origin C16: studding perh. from Mid. Low Ger., MDu. stōtinge a thrusting …   English new terms dictionary

  • studdingsail — /ˈstʌdɪŋseɪl/ (say studingsayl), Nautical /ˈstʌnsəl/ (say stunsuhl) noun a light sail sometimes set outboard of either of the leeches of a square sail, and extended by booms. {? from Middle Low German stotinga thrusting + sail} …   Australian English dictionary

  • studdingsail — /stud ing sayl /; Naut. /stun seuhl/, n. Naut. a light sail, sometimes set outboard of either of the leeches of a square sail and extended by booms. Also, stunsail, stuns l. [1540 50; studding ( < ?) + SAIL] …   Useful english dictionary

  • stunsail — /stun seuhl/, n. studdingsail. Also, stuns l. [1755 65; syncopated var. of STUDDINGSAIL] * * * …   Universalium

  • stun|s'le — stun|sail or stun|s le «STUHN suhl», noun. = studdingsail. (Cf. ↑studdingsail) …   Useful english dictionary

  • stun|sail — or stun|s le «STUHN suhl», noun. = studdingsail. (Cf. ↑studdingsail) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Picton Castle (ship) — For the Castle see the article Picton Castle. The Picton Castle is a tall ship employed in sail training. The Picton Castle undertakes 13 month round the world voyages, among a variety of shorter voyages along the east coast of the Americas. The… …   Wikipedia

  • goosewing — /goohs wing /, n. Naut. 1. the weather clew of a square sail, held taut when the lee side of the sail is furled. 2. either of the triangular areas of a square sail left exposed to the wind when the middle part is lashed to the yard during a gale …   Universalium


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