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 the sun is well over the yardarm we allow a set of deckchairs, a crate of milk stout and tin of nutty slack to help us.
A couple days later, sun-blackened Keys flats guides, clannish and a bit disrespectful of us "toothless locals," as I once heard one of them call us, started showing up at the Yardarm Lounge, the riverside bar overlooking the marina where a lot of us docked our boats, wearing guayabera shirts, weird hats with bills on the back as well as the front and gold neck chains.
Cheesman, like the chaplain who attends Billy Budd at the yardarm and who is meant to signify the complete absence of divine justice in the scene, is startled as Carter springs up again, exposed.
He resisted with all his might on the grounds--as he told a deputation seeking mercy in December 1884 in words that convey a sense of still, and quite rightly, being personally outraged and emotionally affected by the condemned criminals' conduct that he had learnt of months beforehand--that 'the murders were as brutal as any ever committed', 'he had never heard of such a voyage of murderous atrocity', and 'when he first read the papers he had exclaimed that it would have been the proper thing if every man had been hung from the yardarm'.
Yardarm Technologies has demonstrated a product designed to allow gun owners to remotely track and disable their firearm.
With the sun well over the yardarm, there was, inevitably, eating to be done.
We refer, of course, to the distinctive red and white flag of the Kingdom of Bahrain which we proudly hoisted to the yardarm of the 35ft Jeanneau Sun Odyssey yacht 'Thiaki' chartered from Greek Sails for the duration, making it easier to identify from the many other, similar looking yachts in the Greek Sails fleet.
Confined by the downpours bone-we're guilty Then, as the sun sinks behind the yardarm, we wallow in an hour of Tipping Point, and marvel at Ben Shephard's ability to keep a straight face as contestant after contestant demonstrates their ability to wilt under unbearable pressure.
And each evening, as the sun set over the yardarm, I joined my fellow travellers _ kindred spirits all _ at my favourite pool-side bar, toasting our adventure amid palm fronds and flowers, and rehashing another day in paradise.
Using sensors from Yardarm Technologies integrated in the officers weapon, Responder Alert can detect if a gun is fired and immediately notify command.
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Just imagine the uproar in the Daily Mail today if word leaked out that David, 'Call me Dave' Cameron, enjoyed an early morning snifter before the sun was over the yardarm.