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sailing

sail·ing

sailing

 
pronunciation:
seI lIng
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the craft of operating and navigating a vessel; navigation.
definition 2: the sport of operating or riding in a sailing vessel.
definition 3: the departure or time of departure of a ship or boat from a port.
definition 4: the act of one that sails.
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: propelled by the action of wind on sails.
definition 2: of or pertaining to ships or shipping.
similar words:
marine