all standing Sailing

all standing Sailing
without time to lower the sails.

English new terms dictionary. 2014.

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  • all standing — adverb 1. : with all sail set used of a ship brought suddenly to a stop while all sail is set to bring up all standing 2. : in a fully clothed state to turn in all standing * * * all standing 1. Everything remaining as it stands …   Useful english dictionary

  • standing — noun 1》 position, status, or reputation. 2》 duration: a squabble of long standing. 3》 a stall for cattle or horses. adjective 1》 (of a jump or start of a race) performed from rest or an upright position. 2》 long term or regularly repeated: a… …   English new terms dictionary

  • Sailing — is the art of controlling a sailing vessel. By changing the rigging, rudder and dagger or centre board, a sailor manages the force of the wind on the sails in order to change the direction and speed of a boat. Mastery of the skill requires… …   Wikipedia

  • Sailing to Byzantium — is a poem by William Butler Yeats, first published in the 1928 collection The Tower . It comprises four stanzas in ottava rima, each made up of eight ten syllable lines. It depicts a portion of an old man’s journey to Constantinople. Through this …   Wikipedia

  • Sailing orders — Order Or der, n. [OE. ordre, F. ordre, fr. L. ordo, ordinis. Cf. {Ordain}, {Ordinal}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Regular arrangement; any methodical or established succession or harmonious relation; method; system; as: (a) Of material things, like the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Standing order — Order Or der, n. [OE. ordre, F. ordre, fr. L. ordo, ordinis. Cf. {Ordain}, {Ordinal}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Regular arrangement; any methodical or established succession or harmonious relation; method; system; as: (a) Of material things, like the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Standing — Stand Stand (st[a^]nd), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Stood} (st[oo^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Standing}.] [OE. standen; AS. standan; akin to OFries. stonda, st[=a]n, D. staan, OS. standan, st[=a]n, OHG. stantan, st[=a]n, G. stehen, Icel. standa, Dan. staae,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mast (sailing) — Sails on a small ship as seen from below The mast of a sailing vessel is a tall, vertical, or near vertical, spar, or arrangement of spars, which supports the sails. Large ships have several masts, with the size and configuration depending on the …   Wikipedia

  • Yard (sailing) — The fore royal yard on the Prince William. Prince William s royal yards are the highest and smallest yards on the ship, are made of wood, and are lifting yards that can be raised along a section of the mast. Here it is in the lowered position. A… …   Wikipedia

  • Sheet (sailing) — This article is about the sailing term. For other uses, see Sheet. The piece of chain running diagonally up and right from the bottom left of this picture to the upper of the two yards is the fore lower topsail sheet. Some of the lines on Prince… …   Wikipedia


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