Pronunciation of Luff  


English Meaning

The side of a ship toward the wind.

  1. The act of sailing closer into the wind.
  2. The forward side of a fore-and-aft sail.
  3. Archaic The fullest part of the bow of a ship.
  4. To steer a sailing vessel closer into the wind, especially with the sails flapping.
  5. To flap while losing wind. Used of a sail.
  6. To sail (a vessel, such as a yacht) closer into the wind during a race so as to prevent an opponent's craft from passing on the windward side.
  7. To raise or lower (the boom of a crane or derrick).

Malayalam Meaning

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× പരിഹാസ്യമായ - Parihaasyamaaya | Parihasyamaya


The Usage is actually taken from the Verse(s) of English+Malayalam Holy Bible.


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