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fore·stay

 (fôr′stā′)
n. Nautical
A stay extending forward and down from the foremost mast to the deck or bowsprit of a sailing vessel.
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forestay

(ˈfɔːˌsteɪ)
n
(Nautical Terms) nautical an adjustable stay leading from the truck of the foremast to the deck, stem, or bowsprit, for controlling the motion or bending of the mast
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fore•stay

(ˈfɔrˌsteɪ, ˈfoʊr-)

n.
the lowermost stay of a foremast.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.forestay - an adjustable stay from the foremast to the deck or bowsprit; controls the bending of the mast
mainstay - the forestay that braces the mainmast
stay - (nautical) brace consisting of a heavy rope or wire cable used as a support for a mast or spar
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Translations

forestay

n (Naut) → Fockstag nt
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forestay

[ˈfɔːˌsteɪ] n (Naut) → strallo di trinchetto
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References in classic literature ?
They set the mast in its socket in the cross plank, raised it, and made it fast with the forestays; then they hoisted their white sails aloft with ropes of twisted ox hide.
When they had come inside the harbour they furled the sails and laid them in the ship's hold; they slackened the forestays, lowered the mast into its place, and rowed the ship to the place where they would have her lie; there they cast out their mooring-stones and made fast the hawsers.
First they unfastened the sheets and let down the sail and lowered the mast by the forestays upon the mast- rest.
This funding was secured through a partnership led by Forestay Capital along with Optum Ventures and existing investor Capricorn Venture Partners.
The Sudanese exports need to review and expanding in new desirable crops in the international trade like crops of vegetables and fruits , medicinal plants and Herbs and forestay plants and to implement agricultural techniques to transform macro agricultural sector from traditional sector which characteristic with( weakness, vacillation in the product g.
She shredded her forestay just after the start of the 2015 Rolex Sydney Hobart and retired.
Zhang, "Economic evaluation of forestay industry based on ecosystem coupling," Mathematical and Computer Modelling, vol.
While raising mast, front pin on forestay - wire from top of mast that secures it to bow of boat - falls to ground.
This need is evident in Northern Ontario which has many manufacturing, fabrication, service, transportation and wholesale distribution focused companies in industnes such as mining, forestay, construction, health care and engineering.
The meeting of Board of Directors of PARB was chaired by Malik Ahmad Ali Aulakh, the Minister for Agriculture Punjab, Shah Jahan Bhatti, Member Punjab Assembly, Arif Nadeem, Secretary Agriculture Punjab, representative of the Finance Department, Planning and Development Department, Forestay, Livestock, Fisheries and Tourism Department and other members of board of directors of PARB were also present in the meeting.
Liverpool 08 skipper Ben Galloway said: "We spent four hours with the 2.2 wrapped around the forestay this morning just as we were hoisting the antiwrap.