• Luffing Definition & Synonyms
- (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Luff
• Luff Definition & Synonyms
- (v. i.) To turn the head of a vessel toward the wind; to sail nearer the wind; to turn the tiller so as to make the vessel sail nearer the wind.
- (n.) The forward or weather leech of a sail, especially of the jib, spanker, and other fore-and-aft sails.
- (n.) The act of sailing a ship close to the wind.
- (n.) The side of a ship toward the wind.
- (n.) The roundest part of a ships bow.