luff

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To alter the vertical angle of the jib of a crane so as to bring it level with the load
To shake due to being trimmed improperly
The vertical edge of a sail that is closest to the direction of the wind

By easing the halyard the luff of the sail sagged to leeward.

To alter course to windward so that the sails luff. (Alternatively luff up)
to let out so that it luffs
{v} to put the tiller towards the lee side, to sail nearer to the wind
{v} to bring near or close to the wind
flap when the wind is blowing equally on both sides; "the sails luffed"
sailing close to the wind
sail close to the wind In a lucky manner; by good fortune; fortunately; used in a good sense; as, they luckily escaped injury
Favored by luck; fortunate; meeting with good success or good fortune; said of persons; as, a lucky adventurer
sailing close to the wind flap when the wind is blowing equally on both sides; "the sails luffed"
(a) To keep closer to the wind; (b) The forward edge of a sail
{i} (Nautical) forward edge of a sail; wide part near the bow of a boat
The forward or weather leech of a sail, especially of the jib, spanker, and other fore-and- aft sails
Two meanings: The luff is the forward edge of a sail To luff is to have the sails flapping
to let out [a sail] so that it luffs
Being without luck; unpropitious; unfortunate; unlucky; meeting with ill success or bad fortune; as, a luckless gamester; a luckless maid
1) To steer close to the wind 2) The rippling effect on a sail caused when, in this condition, the sail begins to spill its wind
The weather-gauge The part of a vessel towards the wind A sailing close to the wind (Dutch, loef, a weather-gauge ) To luff is to turn the head of a ship towards the wind Luff!- i e Put the tiller on the leeside This is done to make the ship sail nearer the wind Luff round! Throw the ship's head right into the wind Luff a-lee! Same as luff round A ship is said to spring her luff when she yields to the helm by sailing nearer the wind Keep the luff The wind side
To bring a vessel's head nearer to the wind, so the sails start to spill wind, by putting the helm down or increasing the sail area toward the stern Also the order--as in "luff round!" or "luff up!"--to throw the ship's head into the wind in order to tack
Forward edge of sail
The state or quality of being lucky; as, the luckiness of a man or of an event
The roundest part of a ship's bow
sailing close to the wind flap when the wind is blowing equally on both sides; "the sails luffed" sail close to the wind In a lucky manner; by good fortune; fortunately; used in a good sense; as, they luckily escaped injury
(wind) To turn the BLADEs of a windmill into the wind so they will rotate F - lofer S - cenir el viento
The edge of a sail toward the bow of a boat
– To tremble; said of sails when a boat is headed in a direction too close to the wind
1 The forward edge of a sail 2 To alter course so that the boat sails closer to the wind or turns into the wind 3 A sail luffs when the wind backs it close to the luff, i e when the boat is pointed too close to the wind or when the sail is not trimmed in far enough
To turn the head of a vessel toward the wind; to sail nearer the wind; to turn the tiller so as to make the vessel sail nearer the wind
1 The forward edge of a sail; 2 To bring the boat closer to the wind making the sails flutter, or luff; 3 To bring a boat head to wind
Good fortune; favorable issue or event
sail close to the wind
{f} turn a ship toward the wind (Nautical)
The side of a ship toward the wind
Producing, or resulting in, good by
a) To change course toward the wind b) The leading edge of a sail
The act of sailing a ship close to the wind
The forward edge of a fore-and-aft sail Also to cause the sail to flutter
choke the luff
to temporarily stop the movement of a rope through a block by jamming the sheave with the hauling rope; a pull on the rope releases it
luffed
past of luff
luffing
When the forward part of the sail is fluttering
luffing
Altering course towards the wind; heading up Luffing or bearing away is presumably the boat's proper course
luffing
luffing occurs when the airflow stalls when travelling across the sail
luffing
The act of raising or lowering the boom vertically
luffing
present participle of luff
luffing
Pointing the boat into the wind - sail flapping
luffs
plural of , luff
luffs
third-person singular of luff
luff

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    lʌf

    Telaffuz

    /ˈləf/ /ˈlʌf/

    Etimoloji

    [ 'l&f ] (noun.) 14th century. Middle English, weather side of a ship, luff, from Middle French lof weather side of ship.

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    luffs, luffing, luffed

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