Synonyms for head-way

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Under the ship's bottom; said of an anchor which is dropped while she has head-way.

The public at large awakened to a dazed realization of the head-way which the new idea had made.

Without the use of the rudder the ship could not be got sufficiently off to give her head-way.

And Wang’s wife told her with tears: ‘My master was an official, but for a long time he did not make any head-way.

There can be no accounting for the head-way one makes, when sailing in that remarkable manner.