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noun 
  1. A piece of fabric attached to a boat and arranged such that it causes the wind to drive the boat along. The sail may be attached to the boat via a combination of mast, spars and ropes.
  2. A trip in a boat, especially a sailboat.
  3. The blade of a windmill
  4. A tower-like structure found on the dorsal (topside) surface of submarines.
  5. The floating organ of siphonophores, such as the Portuguese man-of-war.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: zeiltocht
  • German: Windmí¼hlenflí¼gel
  • Italian: vela
    (trans-bottom) (trans-top, floating organ of siphonophores)
  • Spanish: aspa
verb 
  1. To ride in a boat, especially a sailboat.
  2. To move briskly and gracefully through the air.
  3. To move briskly.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: zeilen
  • French: voler
  • German: segeln
    (trans-mid)
  • Italian: veleggiare

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