English to Kannada Meaning :: luff

Luff :
ಕೂವೆಯ ಪಕ್ಕದ ಭಾಗ, ಗಾಳಿಗೆ ಹತ್ತಿರವಾಗುವಂತೆ ಹಡಗಿಗೆ ಚುಕ್ಕಾಣಿ ನಡೆಸು, ಹಡಗಿನ ಉದ್ದ ಸಾಲಿನ ಹಾಯಿಪಟದ- ಪಕ್ಕ, ಗಾಳಿಗೆ ಹತ್ತಿರವಾಗುವಂತೆ ಹಡಗನ್ನು ನಡೆಸು
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Noun(1) (nautical(2) the act of sailing close to the wind
Verb(1) sail close to the wind(2) flap when the wind is blowing equally on both sides

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(1) if your luff is flapping, pull the sail towards you to fill it with wind(2) he can luff you, but must leave you room to get clear(3) If it's a sailboat, luff it up into the wind and drift to a complete stop, then allow it to sail backwards - a boat-length is long enough to appease the spirits.(4) It was in full sail close to us, luffing a little and standing across our course, and so close we had to strike sail to avoid running foul of her, while they too turned hard to let us pass.(5) Nonchalant references to booms and jibs and kites and cleats and luffs and lees and heeling and tacking and pointing high can leave the nautical ingÔö£┬«nue helpless in a riptide of argot.
Related Words
1. point ::
Different Forms
luff, luffed, luffing, luffs
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