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Definition of Headway

Headway n. means: Clear space under an arch, girder, and the like, sufficient to allow of easy passing underneath.

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Headway n. means: Clear space under an arch, girder, and the like, sufficient to allow of easy passing underneath.

Meaning of Headway

Headway (n.) means: Clear space under an arch, girder, and the like, sufficient to allow of easy passing underneath.

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Headroom (n.): See Headway, 2.

Headway (n.): Clear space under an arch, girder, and the like, sufficient to allow of easy passing underneath.

Deaden (a.): To lessen the velocity or momentum of; to retard; as, to deaden a ship's headway.

Headway (n.): The progress made by a ship in motion; hence, progress or success of any kind.

Fetch (v. i.): To bring one's self; to make headway; to veer; as, to fetch about; to fetch to windward.

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Words, slangs, sentences and phrases similar to Headway

Meaning of GOOSE HER

GOOSE HER means: Reverse a locomotive that is under headway

Meaning of Ghosting

Ghosting means: To make headway when there is no apparent wind.

Meaning of Way

Way means: A vessel's movement through the water; such as headway, sternway, or leeway.

Meaning of Way

Way means: Movement of a vessel through the water such as headway, sternway or leeway.

Meaning of Fore Reach

Fore Reach means: The headway a vessel makes when luffed in the wind; the distance a sailing vessel will shoot up to windward when brought head to head in the act of tacking.

Meaning of Headway

Headway means: The forward motion of a boat through the water. Opposite of sternway. Heave : (1) To throw, as to heave a line ashore. (2) An upward pull on a line; to lift (3) The rise and fall of a vessel in a seaway.

Meaning of Carry On

Carry On means: In the days of sail, the officer of the deck kept a weather eye constantly on the slightest change in the wind so that the sails could be reefed or added as necessary to ensure the fastest headway. Whenever a good breeze came along, the order to "carry on" would be given. It meant to hoist every bit of canvas the yards could carry.

Meaning of Headroom

Headroom means: See Headway, 2.

Meaning of Headway

Headway means: Clear space under an arch, girder, and the like, sufficient to allow of easy passing underneath.

Meaning of Deaden

Deaden means: To lessen the velocity or momentum of; to retard; as, to deaden a ship's headway.

Meaning of Headway

Headway means: The progress made by a ship in motion; hence, progress or success of any kind.

Meaning of fetch

fetch means: To bring one's self; to make headway; to veer; as, to fetch about; to fetch to windward.

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