To surge the capstan

Definition of To surge the capstan

to slack the tension of the rope or cable wound around it.

See also: Capstan

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To strike hands with
To strike home
To strike in
To strike in with
To strike off
To strike oil
To strike one luck
To strike out
To strike root
To strike sail
To strike tallies
To strike the flag
To strike up
To strike work
To stump it
To stump up
To suck in
To suck out
To suck up
To sue out
-To surge the capstan-
To suspend payment
To swear by
To swear off
To swear the peace against one
To sweat coin
To sweep a mold
To sweep the deck
To swing a door
To swing round the circle
To tail in
To take (an act, thing) amiss
To take a departure
to take a flight{9}
To take a horn
To take a name in vain
To take a reef in
To take a shoot
To take acquaintance of
To take advantage of
To take advice
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