yardarm


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yard·arm

 (yärd′ärm′)
n. Nautical
Either end of a yard of a square sail.

yardarm

(ˈjɑːdˌɑːm)
n
(Nautical Terms) nautical the two tapering outer ends of a ship's yard

yard•arm

(ˈyɑrdˌɑrm)

n.
either of the outer portions of the yard of a square sail.
[1545–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.yardarm - either end of the yard of a square-rigged shipyardarm - either end of the yard of a square-rigged ship
yard - a long horizontal spar tapered at the end and used to support and spread a square sail or lateen
end, terminal - either extremity of something that has length; "the end of the pier"; "she knotted the end of the thread"; "they rode to the end of the line"; "the terminals of the anterior arches of the fornix"
Translations

yardarm

[ˈjɑːdɑːm] N (Naut) → verga f, penol m

yardarm

n (Naut) → Nock f; to hang somebody from the yardarmjdn am Mast aufknüpfen; when the sun is over the yardarm (dated inf)wenn es (endlich) soweit ist, dass man sich einen genehmigen darf (inf)

yardarm

[ˈjɑːdɑːm] n (Naut) → varea
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As per the report, Yardarm Technologies has formed a new technology for dispatchers to know when a police officer's weapon has been fired.
And there are few of us who relish the idea of slaving in the kitchen preparing a nice dinner for ourselves or guests as the sun sets under the yardarm.
The quieter side of Corfu THE sun was most definitely over the yardarm as the young Greek waiter guided our small motorboat into a mooring space on the simple wooden jetty.
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Haughty Madame Prescot, who is eager to see the pirates hang from the yardarm, is shocked when Julia yearns to join the buccaneers and Samuel dresses as a girl to save himself from becoming shark bait.
After Blackbeard was killed in battle, his head was cut off and tied as a trophy to the yardarm of HMS Pearl.
In the end, the leaders were arrested and charged, and either hanged from the yardarm or transported to the penal colony at Botany Bay, Australia, because the Admiralty felt the Spithead mutiny had more of a "political" element to it.