What is another word for yardarm?

43 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ jˈɑːdɑːm], [ jˈɑːdɑːm], [ j_ˈɑː_d_ɑː_m]

Yardarm is a nautical term that refers to a spar on a mast that extends horizontally from the mast. This word is often used in sailing and naval terminology, but there are several synonyms to describe this structure. Some of the synonyms for yardarm include: cross-tree, yard, mast-arm, and yardstick. These words are all used to describe the same horizontal spar that extends from a sailboat's mast. While these synonyms may not be commonly used outside of the sailing community, they are useful for those who are interested in learning more about nautical vocabulary.

What are the hypernyms for Yardarm?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Yardarm?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for yardarm (as nouns)

What are the holonyms for Yardarm?

Holonyms are words that denote a whole whose part is denoted by another word.
  • holonyms for yardarm (as nouns)

Usage examples for Yardarm

It was his day off and the sun was over the yardarm.
"Syndrome"
Thomas Hoover
Not a word was now spoken except by the master as he issued his orders from the yardarm.
"Won from the Waves"
W.H.G. Kingston
Taking his station on the fore-yardarm, guided by the colour of the water, he gave directions to the helmsman how to steer.
"Won from the Waves"
W.H.G. Kingston

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