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Meaning of SAILING

Pronunciation:  'seyling

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the departure of a vessel from a port
  2. [n]  the activity of flying a glider
  3. [n]  riding in a sailboat
  4. [n]  the work of a sailor
  5. [adj]  traveling by boat or ship

SAILING is a 7 letter word that starts with S.


 Synonyms: afloat(p), at sea(p), glide, gliding, navigation, sailplaning, soaring
 See Also: beat, cabotage, departure, employment, flight, flying, going, going away, hang gliding, leaving, luff, parasailing, seafaring, steerage, steering, tack, water travel, work



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Sail"ing\, n.
1. The act of one who, or that which, sails; the motion of a
   vessel on water, impelled by wind or steam; the act of
   starting on a voyage.

2. (Naut.) The art of managing a vessel; seamanship;
   navigation; as, globular sailing; oblique sailing.

Note: For the several methods of sailing, see under
      {Circular}, {Globular}, {Oblique}, {Parallel}, etc.

{Sailing master} (U. S. Navy), formerly, a warrant officer,
   ranking next below a lieutenant, whose duties were to
   navigate the vessel; and under the direction of the
   executive officer, to attend to the stowage of the hold,
   to the cables, rigging, etc. The grade was merged in that
   of master in 1862.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you are sailing on peaceful waters, suggests that you are living life with ease. You will achieve success without major barriers.