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Definition of sailing noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

      

    sailing

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈseɪlɪŋ//
     
     
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  1. 1[uncountable] the sport or activity of traveling in a boat with sails to go sailing a sailing club
  2. 2[countable] one of the regular times that a ship leaves a port There are six sailings a day. What time is the next sailing?
  3. Idioms
    be clear/smooth sailing
     
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    to be simple and free from trouble
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: sailing