becalm definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To render motionless for decreased wind: "Over The harbor, a little sailing skiff, becalmed near some reeds, caught the snap once more” ( Horace Freeland Judson).
    • to create relaxed or still; soothe.
    • To make peaceful or peaceful; to sooth; to still; to appease.
    • maintain from motion, or end the progress of, by the stilling associated with the wind.
    • To render motionless for not enough wind: "Throughout The harbor, a small sailing skiff, becalmed near some reeds, caught the snap once again” ( Horace Freeland Judson).
    • which will make calm or however; soothe.
    • To render calm or quiet; to calm; to nevertheless; to appease.
    • to help keep from motion, or stop the progress of, because of the stilling associated with wind.
  • verb:
    • to create relaxed or however; make peaceful; calm.
    • To rob (a ship) of wind, such that it cannot move (usually in passive).
    • make steady
    • to create calm or nevertheless; make peaceful; peaceful.
    • To rob (a ship) of wind, such that it cannot go (usually in passive).
    • make steady
  • others:
    • to produce peaceful or however; make quiet; calm.
    • Nautical, to deprive (a ship) of wind; wait by or subject to a calm.
    • to create peaceful or still; make peaceful; calm.
    • Nautical, to deprive (a ship) of wind; wait by or subject to a calm.

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