dismasting

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

dismasting

  1. Present participle of dismast.

Noun[edit]

dismasting (plural dismastings)

  1. The act by which a ship is dismasted.
    • 1951, MotorBoating (volume 87, number 1, January 1951, page 50)
      Nearly 150 boats crossed the line in a gale of wind that caused several dismastings, and minor disasters.