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  • v. Present participle of reach.
  • n. Sailing on a reach, i.e. having the wind on either side and coming from an angle that is larger with respect to the bow than when sailing close-hauled.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Nautical, sailing to wind-ward; working to windward on alternate tacks; sailing on the wind.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. accomplishment of an objective
  • n. the act of physically reaching or thrusting out

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