noun, plural (especially collectively) reeffish (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) reeffishes.
any of several damselfishes, as Chromis insolatus, that live among reefs.
noun 1. a part of a sail that is rolled and tied down to reduce the area exposed to the wind. verb (used with object) 2. to shorten (sail) by tying in one or more reefs. 3. to reduce the length of (a topmast, a bowsprit, etc.), as by lowering, sliding inboard, or the like. […]
- Reefing jacket
noun 1. a man’s short double-breasted jacket of sturdy wool Also called reefer
noun, Nautical. 1. a square knot used in reefing sails. noun 1. a knot consisting of two overhand knots turned opposite ways Also called square knot
- Reef point
noun 1. (nautical) one of several short lengths of line stitched through a sail for tying a reef