English-Spanish translation of luff

Translation of the word luff from english to spanish, with synonyms, antonyms, verb conjugation, pronunciation, anagrams, examples of use.

luff in Spanish

nauticalverb virar de bordo, orzar
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Definitions of luff
1. luff - the act of sailing close to the wind
  sailing the departure of a vessel from a port
2. luff - (nautical) the forward edge of a fore-and-aft sail that is next to the mast
  edge a sharp side formed by the intersection of two surfaces of an object; "he rounded the edges of the box"
  fore-and-aft sail any sail not set on a yard and whose normal position is in a fore-and-aft direction
  seafaring, navigation, sailing the work of a sailor
1. luff - sail close to the wind
  sail traverse or travel on (a body of water); "We sailed the Atlantic"; "He sailed the Pacific all alone"
  pilotage, piloting, navigation the occupation of a pilot
2. luff - flap when the wind is blowing equally on both sides; "the sails luffed"
  undulate, wave, flap, roll increase and decrease in volume or pitch, as if in waves; "The singer's voice undulated"
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