Definition of Dismasting

1. Verb. (present participle of dismast) ¹



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Definition of Dismasting

1. dismast [v] - See also: dismast

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dismasting

dismantling
dismarch
dismarched
dismarches
dismarching
dismarried
dismarries
dismarry
dismarrying
dismask
dismasked
dismasking
dismasks
dismast
dismasted
dismasting (current term)
dismastment
dismasts
dismay
dismayd
dismayed
dismayedness
dismayful
dismaying
dismayingly
dismayl
dismayled
dismayls
dismays
disme

Literary usage of Dismasting

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1. A Manual of Naval Architecture for Use of Officers of the Royal Navy by William Henry White (1900)
"Neglect of proper precautions, in making extensions of practice beyond the limits of precedent, have led to accidents, and to the dismasting of many sailing ..."

2. Practical Shipbuilding: A Treatise on the Structural Design and Building of by A. Campbell Holms (1918)
"In cases of dismasting the masts do not all go at once, but first one, and, ... In many cases, partial or complete dismasting has resulted from the failure ..."

3. Transactions of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects by Royal Institution of Naval Architects (1875)
"THE dismasting of well-appointed vessels has lately become of frequent occurrence; various causes have been assigned; amongst others— 1. ..."

4. Rudder by Thomas Fleming Day (1912)
"But can you take the risk of dismasting on an ocean cruiser? The one dread of the small boat in mid-ocean is dismasting, and the man that doesn't stay his ..."

5. A Manual of Yacht and Boat Sailing by Dixon Kemp, Brooke Heckstall-Smith (1900)
"The fact is, however,, that the stretching sought to be given to tho wire rigging by such means is not required, and might end in the dismasting of the ..."

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