HyperDic: close-hauled

English > 1 sense of the word close-hauled:
ADJECTIVEallclose-hauledhaving the sails trimmed for sailing as close to the wind as possible
English > close-hauled: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningHaving the sails trimmed for sailing as close to the wind as possible.
Categoryseafaring, navigation, sailingThe work of a sailor / sailor
BroadercloseAt or within a short / short distance in space or time or having elements near each other

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