1. [ noun ] (nautical,work,transportation) the work of a sailor
Synonyms: navigation seafaring
Related terms: job cabotage steering stand_out chip fore aweigh tack escutcheon unrigged rigged leg lead_line overhead accommodation_ladder bilge_well bitter_end becket starboard rudder Jacob's_ladder lanyard antifouling deadeye fore-and-aft ratline close-hauled sea_ladder sheet spun_yarn stay sternpost stokehold towline capsizing beam-ends bell steerageway close_to_the_wind
2. [ noun ] (nautical) the departure of a vessel from a port
Related terms: departure
3. [ noun ] (nautical,transportation) riding in a sailboat
Related terms: water_travel luff beat tack sail
4. [ adjective ] (nautical) traveling by boat or ship
Synonyms: at_sea
Related terms: afloat
5. [ noun ] (transportation) the activity of flying a glider
Synonyms: gliding sailplaning soaring glide
Related terms: flight hang_gliding parasailing hang_glide glide
Similar spelling:   Saling