Definitions for mainsheetˈmeɪnˌʃit

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

main•sheetˈmeɪnˌʃit(n.)

  1. a sheet of a mainsail.

    Category: Nautical

Origin of mainsheet:

1475–85

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sheet, tack, mainsheet, weather sheet, shroud(noun)

    (nautical) a line (rope or chain) that regulates the angle at which a sail is set in relation to the wind

Wiktionary

  1. mainsheet(Noun)

    The rope connected to and controlling the mainsail.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mainsheet(noun)

    one of the ropes by which the mainsail is hauled aft and trimmed

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