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'sail' - used as a noun
1. a large piece of fabric (usually canvas fabric) by means of which wind is used to propel a sailing vessel
2. an ocean trip taken for pleasure

'sail' - used as a verb
3. traverse or travel by ship on (a body of water)
We sailed the Atlantic
He sailed the Pacific all alone
4. move with sweeping, effortless, gliding motions
Shreds of paper sailed through the air
5. travel in a boat propelled by wind
I love sailing, especially on the open sea
6. travel by boat propelled by wind or by other means
The QE2 will sail to Southampton tomorrow

derived forms
1. Sail / Plural
sails
2. Sail / Past
sailed
3. Sail / Third Person
sails
4. Sail / Present Participle
sailing
Variations of 'sail'
 
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If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favorable. - Click here to find out.
Fact of the day
In 1945, the first "floating ice cream parlor" was built for sailors in the western Pacific. This "floating ice cream parlour" could produce ten gallons of ice cream every seven seconds.