Definición de gunter en inglés:

Compartir esta entrada

gunter

Pronunciación: /ˈɡʌntə/

sustantivo

Sailing
1A fore-and-aft sail whose spar is nearly vertical, so that the sail is nearly triangular.
2 (also gunter rig) historical A type of rig in which the topmast slides up and down the lower mast on rings.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • A spar pivoted round till it is nearly parallel to the mast [think: like a paper fan], creating a triangular sail, is called a gunter rig.
  • It was called the gunter by seamen and was an important step in the development of the slide rule.

Derivados

gunter-rigged

adjetivo

Origen

Late 18th century: named after E. Gunter (see Gunter's chain).

For editors and proofreaders

Saltos de línea: gun¦ter

Compartir esta entrada
 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Los comentarios que no respeten nuestras Normas comunitarias podrían ser moderados o eliminados.