Nautical. any of various types of sailing vessel having a foremast and mainmast, with or without other masts, and having fore-and-aft sails on all lower masts.
See also ketch, topsail schooner, yawl1 (def 2).
a very tall glass, as for beer.
a sailing vessel with at least two masts, with all lower sails rigged fore-and-aft, and with the main mast stepped aft
(Brit) a large glass for sherry
(US & Canadian, Austral & NZ) a large glass for beer
- Schooner rig
noun 1. (nautical) a rig in which the mainmast is taller than the foremast
[skoo-ner-rigd] /ˈsku nərˌrɪgd/ adjective 1. rigged as a schooner, especially with gaff sails and staysails only.
mathematics, tool (From the Dutch for “beautiful ship” or “clean ship”) A program for symbolic mathematics, especially High Energy Physics, written by M. Veltman of CERN in 1964. Schoonschip only does algebra, no derivatives. It was implemented originally in CDC 6600 and CDC 7600 assembly language and currently in 680×0 assembly language. Latest versions run […]
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