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Такође погледајте: Sail, SAIL, sáil, sàil, и saïl


Two sailboats racing,
with the wind filling their sails
A square-rigged sail
Dimetrodon loomisi, a synapsid species with a sail (spine projection).


Шаблон:Tit2 1[уреди]

From Средњи Енглески saile

, sayle

, seil

, seyl

, from Стари Енглески seġl

, from Пра-Германски *seglą

. Cognate with Западни Фризијски seil, Low German Segel, Холандски zeil, Немачки Segel, Шведски segel.


sail (countable and uncountable, plural sails)

  1. (nautical) A piece of fabric attached to a boat and arranged such that it causes the wind to drive the boat along. The sail may be attached to the boat via a combination of mast, spars and ropes.
  2. (nautical,uncountable) The concept of a sail or sails, as if a substance.
    Take in sail: a storm is coming.
  3. (uncountable) The power harnessed by a sail or sails, or the use of this power for travel or transport.
  4. A trip in a boat, especially a sailboat.
    Let's go for a sail.
  5. (dated, plural "sail") A sailing vessel; a vessel of any kind; a craft.
    Twenty sail were in sight.
  6. The blade of a windmill.
  7. A tower-like structure found on the dorsal (topside) surface of submarines.
  8. The floating organ of siphonophores, such as the Portuguese man-of-war.
  9. (fishing) A sailfish.
    We caught three sails today.
  10. (paleontology) an outward projection of the , occurring in certain and
    1. Anything resembling a sail, such as a wing.