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sail

verb
noun
phrases
verb
1 verb NAUT of boat, ship: travel across water
INTRANSITIVEseol verb  c m uthe two ships sailed north sheol an dá long ó thuaidhwe were sailing at 3 knots bhíomar ag seoladh ag 3 mhuirmhíle san uair
TRANSITIVEseol verb  c m uthat boat has sailed the Atlantic tá an tAigéan Atlantach siúlta ag an mbád sin, sheol an bád sin trasna an Aigéin Atlantaigh they've sailed the seven seas tá seoltóireacht déanta acu ar fud an domhain uile, chuaigh siad ar fud an domhain mhóir i mbád seoil
2 verb NAUT, TRANSP travel on a boat or ship INTRANSITIVEseol verb  c m useoltóireacht a dhéanamhhe sailed single-handed to America sheol sé ina aonar go Meiriceáto go sailing dul ag seoltóireacht
Taispeáin iontráil iomlán 
3 verb NAUT, TRANSP leave on a voyage INTRANSITIVEseol verb  c m ucuir chun farraigethe ship sailed for America sheol an long léi go Meiriceá, thug an long a haghaidh ar Mheiriceá, chroch an long a seolta go Meiriceá 4 verb NAUT, TRANSP direct, guide TRANSITIVEseol verb  c m uthey sailed the boat between the rocks sheol siad an bád idir na carraigeacha 5 verb move quickly and easily INTRANSITIVEimigh verb  c m useol verb  c m ugluais verb  c m uthe ball sailed over the crossbar sheol an liathróid thar an trasnánclouds sailed across the sky ghluais na scamaill trasna na spéire
noun
6 noun NAUT, TRANSP voyage, tripaistear mara  c m uturas marait was two weeks' sail away from there bhí sé aistear coicíse i mbád uaidh sinwe went out for a sail chuamar amach ag seoltóireacht 7 noun NAUT sheet of material on mastseol masc1  c m uthe sail was hoisted ardaíodh an seollateen sail seol laidineach 8 noun NAUT means of propelling a boat or shipseol masc1  c m uengines replaced sail tháinig an t-inneall in áit an tseoilwe sailed under full sail bhí iomlán éadaigh ar an mbád againn, bhí an bád faoi lán seoil againn 9 noun ENG arm of windmilllann fem2  c m useol masc1  c m u
phrases

to sail close to the wind

(also

to sail near the wind

) 1 NAUT sail nearly against the windseoladh gar don ghaothdul lom ar an ngaothdul géar ar an ngaoth 2 proceed riskilydul sa seansdul i gcontúirtrith ar an tanaíochtfinancially, I was sailing close to the wind maidir le hairgead de, bhí mé ag dul sa seans; maidir le hairgead de, bhí mé ag rith ar an tanaíocht

to set sail

NAUTdo chuid seolta a ardúdo chuid seolta a chrochadh

to be in full sail

bheith faoi lán seoilbheith faoi riocht seoil