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Translation of "sail" - English-Russian dictionary

sail

verb     /seɪl/
TRAVEL [I]
B1 to travel in a boat or a ship совершать плавание We sailed to Malta.Sailing and boatingMovement on or through water
CONTROL BOAT [I, T]
B1 to control a boat that has no engine and is pushed by the wind управлять парусным судном She sailed the small boat through the storm.Sailing and boating
START JOURNEY [I]
When a ship sails, it starts its journey, and if people sail from a particular place or at a particular time, they start their journey. отплывать This ship sails weekly from Florida to the Bahamas.Sailing and boatingMovement on or through water
sail over/past/through, etc
to move quickly through the air проноситься над/мимо/через и т. д. The ball sailed past me.Movement through the airAviationTravelling by aircraftMoving quickly
(Definition of sail verb from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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