moment of sail


noun Naval Architecture.

the product of a given area of sail, taken as the maximum safe area, and the vertical distance from the center of effort and the center of lateral resistance.

Nearby words

  1. momaday,
  2. mombasa,
  3. mome,
  4. moment,
  5. moment of inertia,
  6. moment of truth,
  7. momentarily,
  8. momentary,
  9. momently,
  10. momento

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