a rope used for out a sail on a boom, yard, etc.
(nautical) a line or cable for tightening the foot of a sail by hauling the clew out along the boom or yard Also outhauler
[out-han-duh l] /ˌaʊtˈhæn dəl/ verb (used with object), outhandled, outhandling. 1. to or operate in a superior way to: That car outhandles all others in its class.
[heer] /hɪər/ verb (used with object), heard [hurd] /hɜrd/ (Show IPA), hearing. 1. to perceive by the ear: Didn’t you hear the doorbell? 2. to learn by the ear or by being told; be informed of: to hear news. 3. to listen to; give or pay attention to: They refused to hear our side of […]
[out-her-uh d] /ˌaʊtˈhɛr əd/ verb (used with object) 1. to outdo in extravagance, violence, or excess: His cruelty out-Herods Herod. verb 1. (transitive) to surpass in evil, excesses, or cruelty
[hit] /hɪt/ verb (used with object), hit, hitting. 1. to deal a blow or stroke to: Hit the nail with the hammer. 2. to come against with an impact or collision, as a missile, a flying fragment, a falling body, or the like: The car hit the tree. 3. to reach with a missile, a […]