close-hauled

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close-hauled

(klōs′hôld′)
adv. & adj. Nautical
With sails pulled in toward the centerline of the vessel for sailing as close to the wind as possible.

close-hauled

(ˌkləʊsˈhɔːld)
adj
(Nautical Terms) nautical with the sails flat, so as to sail as close to the wind as possible

close′-hauled′

(kloʊs)

adj., adv.
as close to the wind as a vessel will sail, with sails as flat as possible.
[1760–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.close-hauled - having the sails trimmed for sailing as close to the wind as possible
sailing, seafaring, navigation - the work of a sailor
close - at or within a short distance in space or time or having elements near each other; "close to noon"; "how close are we to town?"; "a close formation of ships"
Translations

close-hauled

[ˌkləʊsˈhɔːld] adj (Naut) → di bolina