Lee gauge
Lee Lee, a. (Naut.) Of or pertaining to the part or side opposite to that against which the wind blows; -- opposed to {weather}; as, the lee side or lee rail of a vessel. [1913 Webster]

{Lee gauge}. See {Gauge}, n. (Naut.)

{Lee shore}, the shore on the lee side of a vessel.

{Lee tide}, a tide running in the same direction that the wind blows.

{On the lee beam}, directly to the leeward; in a line at right angles to the length of the vessel and to the leeward. [1913 Webster]


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  • lee gauge — noun : a position to leeward of another ship used in the phrase to have the lee gauge of; compare weather gauge * * * Naut. See under gauge (def. 17). * * * lee gage or lee gauge noun Position to leeward, opp to weather gage • • • …   Useful english dictionary

  • lee gauge — Naut. See under gauge (def. 17). * * * …   Universalium

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