Definitions for "SAIL"
Keywords:  propel, boat, journey, dragon, canvas
An extent of canvas or other fabric by means of which the wind is made serviceable as a power for propelling vessels through the water.
A sailing vessel; a vessel of any kind; a craft.
A passage by a sailing vessel; a journey or excursion upon the water.
The fin sticking out of the top of the hull that houses masts and antennae and periscopes, with the bridge at the top for conning the sub on the surface. So named because they are smooth fins with square profiles when viewed from the side.
The superstructure of a submarine.
In naval parlance, the sail or fin of a submarine is the tower-like structure found on the dorsal (topside) surface of submarines. Submarine sails usually house the conning tower (command and communications data center), the periscope(s), radar and communications masts (antennae). When surfaced, the sail serves as an observation platform.
To move smoothly through the air; to glide through the air without apparent exertion, as a bird.
To fly through; to glide or move smoothly through.
move with sweeping, effortless, gliding motions; "The diva swept into the room"; "Shreds of paper sailed through the air"; "The searchlights swept across the sky"
Keywords:  kite, polyester, nylon, icarex, ripstop
The cloth material or lifting part of the kite. The material is usually made from rip-stop nylon, polyester, or sailcloth.
(skin): refers to the cloth material that the kite is made from (excluding the frame) which is usally made of nylon or polyester Ripstop or Icarex.
SAIL, the Stanford Artificial Intelligence Language, was developed by Dan Swinehart and Bob Sproull of the Stanford AI Lab in 1970. It was originally a large ALGOL 60-like language for the PDP-10 and DECSYSTEM-20.
Keywords:  wing, paraglider, thrust, essence, van
A wing; a van.
Another name for the wing - paraglider...
A sail is any type of surface intended to generate thrust by being placed in a wind — in essence a vertically-oriented wing. Sails are used in sailing.
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Keywords:  windmill, extended, arm, surface
The extended surface of the arm of a windmill.
Keywords:  voyage, begin, set
To set sail; to begin a voyage.
Keywords:  trip, ocean, pleasure, taken
an ocean trip taken for pleasure
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Anything resembling a sail, or regarded as a sail.