Definisi 'reef'
English to English
noun
1 a submerged ridge of rock or coral near the surface of the water
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2 a rocky region in the southern Transvaal in northeastern South Africa; contains rich gold deposits and coal and manganese
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3 one of several strips across a sail that can be taken in or rolled up to lessen the area of the sail that is exposed to the wind
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4 A chain or range of rocks lying at or near the surface of the water. See Coral reefs, under Coral.
source: webster1913
5 That part of a sail which is taken in or let out by means of the reef points, in order to adapt the size of the sail to the force of the wind.
source: webster1913
verb
6 lower and bring partially inboard
Example:
• reef the sailboat's mast
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7 roll up (a portion of a sail) in order to reduce its area
source: wordnet30
8 reduce (a sail) by taking in a reef
source: wordnet30
9 To reduce the extent of (as a sail) by roiling or folding a certain portion of it and making it fast to the yard or spar.
source: webster1913
More Word(s)
reefy, shelfy, shelvy, shoaly, slip, strip, ridge, reduce, shrink, coral , part, region, canvas, canvass, sail, sheet, transvaal,

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