HyperDic: sailing_vessel

English > 1 sense of the expression sailing vessel:
NOUNartifactsailing vessel, sailing shipa vessel that is powered by the wind
English > sailing vessel: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA vessel that is powered by the wind; often having several masts.
Synonymsailing ship
Category ofweatherliness(of a sailing vessel) the quality of being able to sail close to the wind with little drift to the leeward (even in a stiff wind)
weatherly(of a sailing vessel) making very little leeway when close-hauled
PartsboomAny of various more-or-less horizontal spars or poles used to extend the foot of a sail or for handling cargo or in mooring
gaffA spar rising aft from a mast to support the head of a quadrilateral fore-and-aft sail
gaffsail, gaff-headed sailA quadrilateral fore-and-aft sail suspended from a gaff
helmsteering mechanism for a vessel
mastA vertical spar for supporting sails
sail, canvas, canvass, sheetA large piece of fabric (usually canvas fabric) by means of which wind is used to propel a sailing vessel
yardA long horizontal spar tapered at the end and used to support and spread a square sail or lateen
NarrowerIndiamanA large sailing ship that was engaged in the British trade with India
bark, barqueA sailing ship with 3 (or more) masts
brigTwo-masted sailing vessel square-rigged on both masts
brigantine, hermaphrodite brigTwo-masted sailing vessel square-rigged on the foremast and fore-and-aft rigged on the mainmast
clipper, clipper shipA fast sailing ship used in former times
cutterA sailing vessel with a single mast set further back than the mast of a sloop
dhowA lateen-rigged sailing vessel used by Arabs
feluccaA fast narrow sailing ship of the Mediterranean
fore-and-aftersailing vessel with a fore-and-aft rig
galleonA large square-rigged sailing ship with three or more masts
ketchA sailing vessel with two masts
riggerA sailing vessel with a specified rig
sailboat, sailing boatA small sailing vessel
schoonersailing vessel used in former times
sloopA sailing vessel with a single mast set about one third of the boat's length aft of the bow
smackA sailing ship (usually rigged like a sloop or cutter) used in fishing and sailing along the coast
square-riggerA square-rigged sailing ship
windjammerA large sailing ship
yawl, dandyA sailing vessel with two masts
Broadervessel, watercraftA craft designed for water transportation / transportation
Spanishbalandra, embarcación a vela, velero
Catalanbalandra, vaixell de vela, veler

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