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Meaning of reef

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: a submerged ridge of rock or coral near the surface of the
      2: a rocky region in the southern Transvaal in northeastern
         South Africa; contains rich gold deposits and coal and
         manganese [syn: {Witwatersrand}, {Rand}, {Reef}]
      3: one of several strips across a sail that can be taken in or
         rolled up to lessen the area of the sail that is exposed to
         the wind
      v 1: lower and bring partially inboard; "reef the sailboat's
      2: roll up (a portion of a sail) in order to reduce its area
      3: reduce (a sail) by taking in a reef

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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