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sail

US [seɪl]
UK [seɪl]
  • n.帆;乘船航行;(风车的)翼板
  • v.起航;飘;(船)航行;(人)乘船航行
  • Web赛欧;风帆;新赛欧
Plural Form:sails  Present Participle:sailing  Past Tense:sailed  
Sail
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v.
1.
[i][t]
(船)航行;(人)乘船航行to travel on water using sails or an engine
to sail into harbour
驶入海港
The dinghy sailed smoothly across the lake.
小艇平稳地驶过湖面。
The ferry sails from Newhaven to Dieppe.
渡船行驶于纽黑文和迪耶普之间。
one of the first people to sail around the world
最早进行环球航行的人之一
to sail the Atlantic
在大西洋上航行
2.
[i][t]
驾驶(或乘坐)帆船航行(尤指作为体育运动)to control or travel on a boat with a sail, especially as a sport
We spent the weekend sailing off the south coast.
我们在南部海岸一带驾帆船度过了周末。
Do you go sailing often?
你常去驾帆船玩吗?
She sails her own yacht.
她驾驶自己的游艇。
3.
[i]
起航to begin a journey on water
We sail at 2 p.m. tomorrow.
我们明天下午两点起航。
He sailed for the West Indies from Portsmouth.
他从朴次茅斯起航,向西印度群岛进发。
4.
[i]
+ adv./prep.
掠;飘;浮游;(人)昂首而行,气宇轩昂地走to move quickly and smoothly in a particular direction; (of people) to move in a confident manner
clouds sailing across the sky
飘过天空的云彩
The ball sailed over the goalie's head.
球从守门员头顶飞过。
She sailed past, ignoring me completely.
她翩然而过,看都不看我一眼。
IDM
sail close to the wind
冒风险(干危险或可能违法的事)to take a risk by doing sth that is dangerous or that may be illegal
n.
1.
[c][u]
a sheet of strong cloth which the wind blows against to make a boat or ship travel through the water
As the boat moved down the river the wind began to fill the sails.
船顺河而下,风逐渐胀满了帆。
a ship under sail(= using sails)
张帆行驶的船
in the days of sail(= when ships all used sails)
在帆船时代
She moved away like a ship in full sail(= with all its sails spread out) .
她一阵风似的走了。
2.
[sing]
乘船航行a trip in a boat or ship
We went for a sail.
我们乘船兜了一趟风。
a two-hour sail across the bay
横渡海湾的两小时航程
3.
[c]
(风车的)翼板a set of boards attached to the arm of a windmill
IDM
a liner setting sail from New York
自纽约起航的邮轮
We set sail (for France) at high tide.
我们在涨潮时起航(前往法国)。
set sail (from/for…)
起航;开航to begin a trip by sea
a liner setting sail from New York
自纽约起航的邮轮
We set sail (for France) at high tide.
我们在涨潮时起航(前往法国)。

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