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Halyard vs Clewline - What's the difference?

halyard | clewline |


In nautical|lang=en terms the difference between halyard and clewline

is that halyard is (nautical) a rope used to raise or lower a sail, flag, spar or yard while clewline is (nautical) outermost of the ropes with which a square sail is rolled up to the yard.

As nouns the difference between halyard and clewline

is that halyard is (nautical) a rope used to raise or lower a sail, flag, spar or yard while clewline is (nautical) outermost of the ropes with which a square sail is rolled up to the yard.

Buntline vs Clewline - What's the difference?

buntline | clewline | Related terms |

Buntline is a related term of clewline.


In context|nautical|lang=en terms the difference between buntline and clewline

is that buntline is (nautical) any, except the outermost, of the ropes extending down to the deck with which a square sail is rolled up to the yard while clewline is (nautical) outermost of the ropes with which a square sail is rolled up to the yard.

As nouns the difference between buntline and clewline

is that buntline is a type of revolver with an exceptionally long barrel while clewline is (nautical) outermost of the ropes with which a square sail is rolled up to the yard.

Yard vs Clewline - What's the difference?

yard | clewline |


In context|nautical|lang=en terms the difference between yard and clewline

is that yard is (nautical) any spar carried aloft () while clewline is (nautical) outermost of the ropes with which a square sail is rolled up to the yard.

As nouns the difference between yard and clewline

is that yard is a small, usually uncultivated area adjoining or (now especially) within the precincts of a house or other building () or yard can be (nautical) a long tapered timber hung on a mast to which is a sail, and may be further qualified as a square, lateen, or lug yard the first is hung at right angles to the mast, the latter two hang obliquely or yard can be (finance) 109, a thousand millions or milliard while clewline is (nautical) outermost of the ropes with which a square sail is rolled up to the yard.

As a verb yard

is to confine to a yard.