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reef2

reef2

 
pronunciation:
rif
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition: the part of the sail that is drawn in and tied down to decrease the area exposed to the wind.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: reefed, reefing, reefs
definition: to reduce or shorten (a sail) by making a reef or reefs.