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clew line

clew line
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kloo lahyn]
    • /klu laɪn/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kloo lahyn]
    • /klu laɪn/

Definitions of clew line words

  • noun clew line any of several lines fastened to the clews of a square sail and used for furling it 3
  • noun clew line one of the ropes or tackles used to raise the clews of a square sail to the upper yard or mast. 1
  • noun clew line (sailing) Alternative spelling of clewline. 0

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Parts of speech for Clew line

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clew line popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 39% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 59% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

clew line usage trend in Literature

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