noun, plural (especially collectively) sailfish (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) sailfishes.
a large tropical and subtropical marine fish, Istiophorus platypterus, of the family Istiophoridae, distinguished by a long, high dorsal fin, long pelvic fins, and a double keel on each side of the tail.
any of several related fishes having a high dorsal fin.
noun (pl) -fish, -fishes
any of several large scombroid game fishes of the genus Istiophorus, such as I. albicans (Atlantic sailfish), of warm and tropical seas: family Istiophoridae. They have an elongated upper jaw and a long sail-like dorsal fin
another name for basking shark
noun 1. the activity of a person or thing that sails. 2. the departure of a ship from port: The cruise line offers sailings every other day. 3. Navigation. any of various methods for determining courses and distances by means of charts or with reference to longitudes and latitudes, rhumb lines, great circles, etc. noun […]
noun, British. 1. sailboat. sailing boat /ˈseɪlˌbəʊt/ noun 1. a boat propelled chiefly by sail
noun 1. a measurement of a yacht, comprising its length on the water line as well as certain measurements taken from the overhangs at bow and stern.
noun 1. a large ship equipped with sails. sailing ship noun 1. a large sailing vessel