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steeve 1

Pronunciación: /stiːv/

sustantivo

(In a sailing ship) the angle of the bowsprit in relation to the horizontal.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • The tilt or "steeve" of the bowsprit is very important.

verbo

[with object]
Give (the bowsprit of a sailing ship) a specified inclination.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • The sail plan shows masts with a sharp rake, nicely steeved bowsprit, stub top-mast on the main, no spreaders, jumper struts nor permanent back-stays.

Origen

Mid 17th century: of unknown origin.

Palabras que riman con steeve

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steeve 2

Pronunciación: /stiːv/

sustantivo

A derrick consisting of a long pole with a block at the end.

Origen

Late 15th century (as a verb): from Old French estiver or Spanish estibar, from Latin stipare 'pack tight'. The noun is first recorded as a 19th-century US term.

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