flemish coil

flemish coil
noun
Usage: sometimes capitalized F
: a flat coil of rope with the end in the center and the turns lying against each other used especially on shipboard

* * *

Flemish coil noun (nautical)
A flat coil of rope with the end in the centre
• • •
Main Entry:Flemish

* * *

Flemish coil,
Nautical. a coil of rope in which each turn is laid down flat on the deck, forming a sort of mat.
flem|ish-coil «FLEHM ihsh KOYL», transitive verb.
to coil (a rope) in a Flemish coil.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Игры ⚽ Поможем написать реферат

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Flemish coil — Flemish Flem ish, a. Pertaining to Flanders, or the Flemings. n. The language or dialect spoken by the Flemings; also, collectively, the people of Flanders. [1913 Webster] {Flemish accounts} (Naut.), short or deficient accounts. [Humorous] Ham.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flemish — Flem ish, a. Pertaining to Flanders, or the Flemings. n. The language or dialect spoken by the Flemings; also, collectively, the people of Flanders. [1913 Webster] {Flemish accounts} (Naut.), short or deficient accounts. [Humorous] Ham. Nav.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flemish accounts — Flemish Flem ish, a. Pertaining to Flanders, or the Flemings. n. The language or dialect spoken by the Flemings; also, collectively, the people of Flanders. [1913 Webster] {Flemish accounts} (Naut.), short or deficient accounts. [Humorous] Ham.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flemish beauty — Flemish Flem ish, a. Pertaining to Flanders, or the Flemings. n. The language or dialect spoken by the Flemings; also, collectively, the people of Flanders. [1913 Webster] {Flemish accounts} (Naut.), short or deficient accounts. [Humorous] Ham.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flemish bond — Flemish Flem ish, a. Pertaining to Flanders, or the Flemings. n. The language or dialect spoken by the Flemings; also, collectively, the people of Flanders. [1913 Webster] {Flemish accounts} (Naut.), short or deficient accounts. [Humorous] Ham.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flemish brick — Flemish Flem ish, a. Pertaining to Flanders, or the Flemings. n. The language or dialect spoken by the Flemings; also, collectively, the people of Flanders. [1913 Webster] {Flemish accounts} (Naut.), short or deficient accounts. [Humorous] Ham.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flemish eye — Flemish Flem ish, a. Pertaining to Flanders, or the Flemings. n. The language or dialect spoken by the Flemings; also, collectively, the people of Flanders. [1913 Webster] {Flemish accounts} (Naut.), short or deficient accounts. [Humorous] Ham.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flemish horse — Flemish Flem ish, a. Pertaining to Flanders, or the Flemings. n. The language or dialect spoken by the Flemings; also, collectively, the people of Flanders. [1913 Webster] {Flemish accounts} (Naut.), short or deficient accounts. [Humorous] Ham.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • flemish down — (nautical) To stow (a rope) in a Flemish coil • • • Main Entry: ↑Flemish …   Useful english dictionary

  • flem|ish-coil — Flemish coil, Nautical. a coil of rope in which each turn is laid down flat on the deck, forming a sort of mat. flem|ish coil «FLEHM ihsh KOYL», transitive verb. to coil (a rope) in a Flemish coil …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”