becalm

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To cut off the wind from a ship either by the proximity of land or by another vessel. A ship that is motionless due to the absence of wind is becalmed
to make quiet
{v} to quiet, appease make easy, still
{f} calm, soothe; keep wind from sails
To keep from motion, or stop the progress of, by the stilling of the wind; as, the fleet was becalmed
To render calm or quiet; to calm; to still; to appease
make steady; "steady yourself"
becalmed
Simple past tense and past participle of becalm
becalmed
{a} in a quiet state, having no wind
becalmed
unable to move due to lack of wind
becalmed
{s} not moving, unable to move because of a lack of wind (of a ship)
becalmed
rendered motionless for lack of wind
becalmed
If a sailing ship is becalmed, it is unable to move because there is no wind. We were becalmed off Dungeness for several hours
becalmed
past of becalm
becalmed
If something such as the economy, a company, or a series of talks is becalmed, it is not progressing at all, although it should be. the becalmed peace talks. = stagnant
becalming
present participle of becalm
becalms
third-person singular of becalm
becalm
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