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reefing meaning

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WReefing
  • Reefing is the means of reducing the area of a sail, usually by folding or rolling one edge of the canvas in on itself. Reefing improves the performance of sailing vessel in strong winds, and the primary safety precaution in rough weather.
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      • Verbs
        • Verb forms
          • Participles
            • Present participles
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      Meaning of reefing for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "reefing" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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