What does bowsprit mean?

Definitions for bowsprit
ˈbaʊ sprɪt, ˈboʊ-bowsprit

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bowsprit(noun)

    a spar projecting from the bow of a vessel

Wiktionary

  1. bowsprit(Noun)

    A spar projecting over the prow of a sailing vessel to provide the means of adding sail surface.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bowsprit(noun)

    a large boom or spar, which projects over the stem of a ship or other vessel, to carry sail forward

Freebase

  1. Bowsprit

    The bowsprit of a sailing vessel is a pole extending forward from the vessel's prow. It provides an anchor point for the forestay, allowing the fore-mast to be stepped farther forward on the hull.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Bowsprit

    bō′sprit, n. a strong spar projecting over the stem-head or bows of a sailing-ship, and also of a steamship when her stem is of the curved or cutwater description. [Dut. boegspriet.]

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How to say bowsprit in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bowsprit in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bowsprit in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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