Reef

to reduce the size of a sail

reef

n. A large ridge or mound-like structure within a body of water that is built by calcareous organisms such as corals, red algae, and bivalves; barrier reef- n. A reef growing offshore from a land mass and separated by a lagoon or estuary, e.g, the Great Barrier Reef of Australia; patch reef- n. A discontinuous reef growing in small areas, separated...
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Reef

A ridge of rock or other material lying just below the surface of the sea.
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reef

[n] - a submerged ridge of rock or coral near the surface of the water 2. [v] - lower and bring partially inboard, as of a mast on a sailboat 3. [v] - roll up (a portion of a sail) in order to reduce its area 4. [v] - reduce (a sail) by taking in a reef
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Reef

Reduce the area of a sail.
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REEF

Race Employment and Education Forum.
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Reef

Reef noun [ Akin to Dutch rif , German riff , Icelandic rif , Danish rev ; confer Icelandic rifa rift, rent, fissure, rifa to rive, bear. Confer Rift , Rive .] 1. A chain or range of rocks lying at or near the surface of the water. See...
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Reef

Reef transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Reefed (rēft); present participle & verbal noun Reefing .] (Nautical) To reduce the extent of (as a sail) by roiling or folding a certain portion of it and making it fast to ...
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reef

1. A chain or range of rocks lying at or near the surface of the water. See Coral reefs, under Coral. ... 2. <chemical> A large vein of auriferous quartz; so called in Australia. Hence, any body of rock yielding valuable ore. ... <zoology> Reef builder, any heron of the genus Demigretta; as, the blue reef heron (D.jugularis) of Australi...
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reef

noun a submerged ridge of rock or coral near the surface of the water
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reef

(rēf) an infolding or tuck of tissue, as a tuck made in plication.
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Reef

• (n.) A large vein of auriferous quartz; -- so called in Australia. Hence, any body of rock yielding valuable ore. • (n.) A chain or range of rocks lying at or near the surface of the water. See Coral reefs, under Coral. • (v. t.) That part of a sail which is taken in or let out by means of the reef points, in order to adapt the siz...
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Reef

to reduce the size of a sail
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Reef

Reef is a name for boys and girls. The name Reef is most commonly given to English and Welsh boys. (2 times more often than to American boys.) Although in most countries Reef is a name given to boys. In the United States, 1 out of 48 Reef`s are girls.
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Reef

A ridge of rocks found in the tidal zone along a coastline. One common type of reef is the coral reef.
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reef

reef: see coral reef.
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Reef

Reef is criminal slang for picking a pocket; steal; obtain dishonestly.
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Reef

Gold bearing sedimentary horizon in the Witwatersrand Basin
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reef

Reducing the sail area by partially lower a sail. Also rocks which are close to the surface of the water.
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Reef

A reef is a rock, sandbar, or other feature lying beneath the surface of the water (80 meters or less beneath low water). Many reefs result from abiotic processes—deposition of sand, wave erosion planing down rock outcrops, and other natural processes—but the best-known reefs are the coral reefs of tropical waters developed through biotic proc...
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reef

to reduce area of a sail by rolling or folding part of it
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reef

A submerged line of rocks (or coral).
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reef

A large ridge or mound-like structure within a body of water that is built by calcareous organisms such as corals, red algae, and bivalves. Barrier reef
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Reef

A solid structure built of shells and other secretions of marine organisms, particularly coral.
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Reef

A ridge of rock or other material lying just below the surface of the sea.
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