gybe (0 synonym found)

Definition of gybe:

°(nautical) To change tack with the wind crossing behind the boat. (Mostly used of boats and other small sailing craft -- the corresponding manoeuver in a sailing ship is to wear.).
°(nautical) To shift a fore-and-aft sail suddenly and forcefully from one side to the other, while sailing before the wind. (also jibe.).
°The act of gybing.
°A sudden shift of a sail's angle, or a sudden change in the direction that a boat is sailing.

Definition of gybe:

°(nautical) To change tack with the wind crossing behind the boat. (Mostly used of boats and other small sailing craft -- the corresponding manoeuver in a sailing ship is to wear.).
°(nautical) To shift a fore-and-aft sail suddenly and forcefully from one side to the other, while sailing before the wind. (also jibe.).
°The act of gybing.
°A sudden shift of a sail's angle, or a sudden change in the direction that a boat is sailing.

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