a large, usually triangular sail carried by a yacht as a headsail when running before the wind or when the wind is abaft the beam.
a large light triangular racing sail set from the foremast of a yacht when running or on a broad reach
spinnbarkeit spinn·bar·keit (spĭn’bär’kīt, shpĭn’-) n. The stringy, elastic character of cervical mucus during the ovulatory period.
noun 1. a person or thing that spins. 2. Angling. a lure, as a spoon bait, that revolves in the water in trolling and casting. 3. Also called spinner play. Football. a play in which the player carrying the ball twirls about, to deceive the other team as to where the player intends to hit […]
noun 1. an organ or part by means of which a spider, insect larva, or the like spins a silky thread for its web or cocoon. 2. a metal plate or cup with tiny holes through which a chemical solution is extruded to form continuous filaments, as of rayon, nylon, or polyester. noun 1. any […]
noun, plural spinneries. 1. a spinning mill.