sailing

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sailing(
sey
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lihng
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (navigation)
a. la navegación a vela
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Sailing on the open ocean can be a very physical activity.La navegación a vela en mar abierto puede ser una actividad de mucho esfuerzo físico.
2. (sport)
a. la vela
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
I'm taking up sailing as a new hobby.Voy a empezar a practicar la vela.
3. (departure of a ship)
a. la partida
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
At what time is the next sailing?¿A qué hora es la siguiente partida?
b. la salida
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
There are sailings four times per week.Hay salidas cuatro veces por semana.
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sailing
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (activity)
a. la (navegación a) vela
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
2. (departure)
a. la salida
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
sailing boat(barco m) velero m
sailing shipbarco de vela
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sailing [ˈseɪlɪŋ]
noun
1 (Dep) vela (f); navegación (f) a vela
to go sailing hacer vela
to be plain sailing
now it's all plain sailing ahora es coser y cantar; it's not exactly plain sailing no es muy sencillo que digamos
2 (Náut) (departure) salida (f)
modifier
sailing boat (n) velero (m); barco (m) de vela
sailing date (n) fecha (f) de salida de un barco; (de un barco)
sailing orders (n) últimas instrucciones (f) dadas al capitán de un buque; (dadas al capitán de un buque)
sailing ship (n) velero (m); buque (m) de vela
sailing time (n) hora (f) de salida de un barco; (de un barco)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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