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03:50 Mar 16, 2001
English to Dutch translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: gullwings
This is a term used in sailing, I think it is part/component of a sailing vessel. The context is a narrator talking about improvements to his vessel and replacing the classic 'riggers' for 'gullwings.' I'm also looking for a Dutch equivalent for 'riggers.'
L.McGee
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Summary of answers provided
naplease gradexxxHenri
nadraagdoek in M-vorm, draagdoek in de vorm van meeuwenvleugelsxxxHenri
naM-vormige draagdoek, meeuvlen draagdoekAlbert Golub


  

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1 hr
M-vormige draagdoek, meeuvlen draagdoek


Explanation:
it is a sail which looks like the wings of a gull therefore M shaped
the same term is now used for airplanes
from grandic and eurodicautom
hope it helps

Albert Golub
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Native speaker of: French
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5 days
draagdoek in M-vorm, draagdoek in de vorm van meeuwenvleugels


Explanation:
gull = meeuw

wings = vleugels

Please note that the previous answer is a very interesting one, except for the small typing error it contains.

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