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doc Definition of reef
    English to English
    noun
  • a submerged ridge of rock or coral near the surface of the water
  • source: WordNet 3.0
  • a rocky region in the southern Transvaal in northeastern South Africa; contains rich gold deposits and coal and manganese
  • source: WordNet 3.0
  • 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
  • source: WordNet 3.0
  • A chain or range of rocks lying at or near the surface of the water. See Coral reefs, under Coral.
  • source: Webster 1913
  • 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: Webster 1913
    verb
  • lower and bring partially inboard
  • Reef the sailboat's mast.
    source: WordNet 3.0
  • roll up (a portion of a sail) in order to reduce its area
  • source: WordNet 3.0
  • reduce (a sail) by taking in a reef
  • source: WordNet 3.0
  • 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: Webster 1913
    English to Tagalog
    verb
  • [rif] Tiklupín ang layag
  • source: Diccionario Ingles-Español-Tagalog
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