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Definition of the noun vang

What does vang mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: vangs

  1. [nautical] A boom vang, a strap or line which exerts downward pressure on the boom near where it joins the mast of a fore-and-aft rigged sailboat.
  2. [nautical] A line extended down from the end of a yard or a gaff, used to regulate its position

Definition of the verb vang

What does vang mean as a doing word?


  1. [dialectal or obsolete] To take; undertake for.
  2. [dialectal, as a Godparent] To undertake for at the Font; be godfather or godmother to.

Phrases with Vang

  1. Boom vang
  2. Litsea Vang
  3. Species Litsea Vang

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Vang

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Google previewRethink: The Way You Live (2015)

by Amanda Talbot

MIKKEL VANG is a photographer whose work has appeared in publications ...

Google previewLA DIVINA COMMEDIA (THE DIVINE COMEDY) : Purgatorio (2011)

LA DIVINA COMMEDIA (THE DIVINE COMEDY) : PURGATORIO A Translation into English in Iambic Pentameter, Terza Rima form by Paul S. Bruckman

The vang is a guy rope that ties the mainmast to ...

Google previewThe Dinghy Bible (2014)

The complete guide for novices and experts by Rupert Holmes

Kicking strap or boom vang The kicking strap or boom vang is a control line between the mast and boom. Its original role was to hold the boom down at a horizontal angle, preventing it from riding Above: The gnav is an upside-down kicking ...

Google previewThe Best of Sail Trim (2000)

by Charles Mason

But no matter what size or type of boat you sail, an effective boom vang is a necessity if you are interested in easier, faster, and safer sailing off the wind. Steve Colgate M, lost small modern sailboats are designed with 130.

Google previewPynchon Character Names (2008)

A Dictionary by Patrick Hurley

Vang is a common Vietnamese surname and the Vietnamese word for “yes,” perhaps suggesting the willingness of women to sleep with him, but there is no clear reason why this reference would be couched in Vietnamese. The name may be ...

Google previewThe Norway Bed & Breakfast Book (2008)

by Anne Marit Bjorgen

Vang is a mountain village whose main activities are sheep, goat and cattle raising. Mountain dairy farming is a summertime activity that often brings livestock to Sorre Hemsing. Sorre Hemsing er et vakkert eksempel pâ norsk kulturhistorie.

Google previewThe Cornell Civil Engineer (1920)

Chien Hsien \Vang is an Assistant Engineer in the Works Department of the Chili River Commission at Tientsin, China. '20. Chia T. Yeh is now living at 76 West Thirtysixth Street, Bayonne, N. J. ENGINEERING OI' MEN (Continued from page ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

English: false calumba, Ceylon calumba root, turmeric tree Vietnam: vang dang, hoang dang la trang, day mo vang, ro mo vang Cosmelia R. Br. Epacridaceae Origins: From the Greek kosmos "ornament, decoration, form," kos- meo "to rule, ...

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Quotes about Vang

Stolt synger Bølgen gjennem Issefjord,
Om Kjæmpelivets Undergang i Nord,
Fra Roeskild'-Kirke toner det paa Vang,
— Som Bølgen og som Org'let, er din Sang. (Hans Christian Andersen)
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Scrabble value of V4A1N1G2

The value of this 4-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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