Definition of Heeling

1. Verb. (present participle of heel) ¹



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Definition of Heeling

1. the act of inclining laterally [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Heeling

heel pad
heel spur syndrome
heel tap
heel tendon
heelball
heelbone
heelbones
heeld
heeled
heeled over
heeler
heelers
heelflip
heelies
heeling (current term)
heeling over
heelings
heelless
heelpiece
heelpieces
heelplate
heelplates
heelpost
heelposts
heelprint
heelprints
heelproof
heels
heels over

Literary usage of Heeling

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1. The Magnetism of Ships and the Deviations of the Compass by Liverpool Compass Committee, United States Bureau of Naval Personnel, Archibald Smith, Frederick John Evans (1869)
"by E. Further, as these deviations from heeling, like ordinary deviations, are partly due to the more permanent and partly to the induced magnetism of the ..."

2. Report of the Annual Meeting (1860)
"On Changes of Deviation of the Compass on Board Iron Ships by " heeling," with Experiments on Board the ' City of Baltimore,' 'Aphrodite,'' Simla,' and ..."

3. The Mechanics' Magazine, Museum, Register, Journal, and Gazette (1836)
"METHOD OF FREEING A VESSEL OF WATER BY HER heeling, 2. There is nothing novel in taking advantage of the pitching or rolling motion of a ..."

4. Iron Ship-building by John Grantham (1868)
"Mr. Rundell is also of opinion that these deviations from heeling may be completely compensated.* It is impossible to enter into all the details of this ..."

5. Professional recollections on points of seamanship, discipline, &c by Francis Liardet (1849)
"On extreme heeling a ship. If your ship has received so much damage in her bottom that extreme heeling becomes requisite, do not risk heeling her too far ..."

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