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furl

Saltos de línea: furl
Pronunciación: /fəːl
 
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Definición de furl en inglés:

verbo

[with object]
Roll or fold up (something) neatly and securely: the flag was tightly furled (as adjective furled) the plant sends up cones of furled leaves
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Fearing they would be blown into the island cliffs, the crew furled the main sail, then to lower the ship's profile further, Alexander ordered the main spar lowered.
  • Aida remembered that Maria arose early in the morning, when the blooms were tightly furled.
  • Men who have climbed a gyrating mast to furl a sail in a storm or have laboured at the helm in rough seas will never underestimate the power of the sea.

Origen

late 16th century: from French ferler, from Old French fer, ferm 'firm' + lier 'bind' (from Latin ligare).

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