1. Noun.  (nautical) A piece of fabric attached to a boat and arranged such that it causes the wind to drive the boat along. The sail may be attached to the boat via a combination of mast, spars and ropes.
  2. Noun.  (uncountable) The power harnessed by a sail or sails, or the use this power for travel or transport.
  3. Noun.  A trip in a boat, especially a sailboat.
  4. Noun.  The blade of a windmill.
  5. Noun.  A tower-like structure found on the dorsal (topside) surface of submarines.
  6. Noun.  The floating organ of siphonophores, such as the Portuguese man-of-war.
  7. Noun.  (fishing) A sailfish.
  8. Verb.  To ride in a boat, especially a sailboat.
  9. Verb.  To move briskly and gracefully through the air.
  10. Verb.  To move briskly.

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