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Meaning of sail

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

      n 1: a large piece of fabric (usually canvas fabric) by means of
           which wind is used to propel a sailing vessel [syn: {sail},
           {canvas}, {canvass}, {sheet}]
      2: an ocean trip taken for pleasure [syn: {cruise}, {sail}]
      3: any structure that resembles a sail
      v 1: traverse or travel on (a body of water); "We sailed the
           Atlantic"; "He sailed the Pacific all alone"
      2: move with sweeping, effortless, gliding motions; "The diva
         swept into the room"; "Shreds of paper sailed through the
         air"; "The searchlights swept across the sky" [syn: {sweep},
      3: travel on water propelled by wind; "I love sailing,
         especially on the open sea"; "the ship sails on"
      4: travel on water propelled by wind or by other means; "The QE2
         will sail to Southampton tomorrow" [syn: {voyage}, {sail},

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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