drift lead

[ led ]
/ lɛd /

noun Nautical.

a lead indicating, by the angle its line makes with the perpendicular, the movement of a supposedly stationary ship or the movement of water past a stationary ship.

Nearby words

  1. drift,
  2. drift anchor,
  3. drift angle,
  4. drift ice,
  5. drift indicator,
  6. drift mine,
  7. drift net,
  8. drift netter,
  9. drift transistor,
  10. drift tube

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