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Up helm

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Up helm (Naut) the order given to move the tiller toward the upper, or windward, side of a vessel.
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Usage

In literature:

I instantly sprang on deck, and, catching sight of the stranger, put up the helm in chase.
"Hurricane Hurry" by W.H.G. Kingston
Her helm was then put up, and her head-sails filling, she ran off before the wind.
"The Missing Ship" by W. H. G. Kingston
He has put his helm up, and away he goes before the wind.
"Mark Seaworth" by William H.G. Kingston
Do you think, if we put up helm and ran due north, we should come out ahead of her?
"Held Fast For England" by G. A. Henty
So they laced up their helms and fought freshly.
"Stories of King Arthur and His Knights" by U. Waldo Cutler
Yes, yes, put up the helm!
"The Knickerbocker, or New-York Monthly Magazine, May 1844" by Various
When he had approached within a few rods of me, I put up the helm, and dashed away again towards the pier.
"Breaking Away" by Oliver Optic
Her helm had been put up, and she was running off before the wind.
"Old Jack" by W.H.G. Kingston
Up with the helm at once!
"The Island Treasure" by John Conroy Hutcheson
Donald crowded the helm hard up, so that the Maud wore short around.
"The Yacht Club" by Oliver Optic
Some time passed, when the captain ordered the helm to be put up, and the brig was headed towards the bar.
"Tales of the Sea" by W.H.G. Kingston
Then the helm was put a-port, the after-yards braced up, and again we were after them.
"The Story of Nelson" by W.H.G. Kingston
So, with the complete break-up of winter Steve was once more in his place at the helm of his little vessel.
"The Heart of Unaga" by Ridgwell Cullum
Leopold quietly put the helm up, and let off the sheets, so that the boat did not go within half a mile of the schooner.
"The Coming Wave" by Oliver Optic
Look out, Jonathan, for the sheet; I'm going to put the helm up and bring the boat about on the other tack.
"Picked up at Sea" by J.C. Hutcheson
After breakfast Raffaelle took the helm and Cesare and Giuseppe lay up in the bow and planned what they would do after they landed at Genoa.
"Historic Boyhoods" by Rupert Sargent Holland
Up helm, Mr Widdicombe, and get way on her!
"Across the Spanish Main" by Harry Collingwood
Up helm, and set the barque's head on for her!
"The Flag of Distress" by Mayne Reid
Westward it looks on Helm Craig, and up the long folds of Easedale towards the range that divides Easedale from Borrowdale.
"Recollections of a Tour Made in Scotland A.D. 1803" by Dorothy Wordsworth
When he came on deck he cried in a hoarse voice to the man next him to put up the helm, and let the smack swing to the wind.
"Great Ghost Stories" by Various
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In poetry:

"O where will I get a gude sailor,
To take my helm in hand,
Till I get up to the tall top-mast;
To see if I can spy land?"
"Sir Patrick Spens" by Anonymous British
"O where will I get a gude sail-or
To take my helm in hand,
Till I get up to the tall topmast
To see if I can spy land?"--
"Sir Patrick Spens" by Henry Morley
"O here am I, a sailor gude,
To take the helm in hand,
Till you go up to the tall top-mast
But I fear you'll ne'er spy land."
"Sir Patrick Spens" by Anonymous British
"O here am I, a sailor gude,
To take the helm in hand,
Till you go up to the tall topmast,
But I fear you'll ne'er spy land."
"Sir Patrick Spens" by Henry Morley
Rocks on all sides, and breakers! at the helm
Weak human hand and weary human eyes.
The shout and clamor of our dreary strife
Goes up conflicting to the angry skies.
"Consolation" by Harriet Beecher Stowe
"'Cherish him, love.' Why did your long lips cleave
In such strange way unto my fingers then?
So eagerly glad to kiss, so loath to leave
When you rose up? Why among helmed men
"King Arthur's Tomb" by William Morris

In news:

I've watched enough Gordon Ramsay shows to know that the secret to success starts with a manager at the helm whose head is not completely up his or her ass.
We told you that Anthony Michael Hall was in talks to play Rusty Griswald again, all grown up, and taking his own family on vacation, but now we hear that Ed Helms from "The Office", may be playing the part of "Rusty".
Scott Helms welds up a tubing.
Twentieth Century Fox has paired up with Electronic Arts to turn the publisher's popular " Spore " game into an animated creature feature, with "Ice Age's" Chris Wedge attached to helm.
In a holiday shake-up, Verve Records, the renowned jazz label owned by Universal Music, has been downsized and put under the helm of Bruce Resnickoff's Universal Music Enterprises.
The Billie Woodruff-helmed film centers on a wife and mother caught up in the throes of sex addiction .
Delta Center gears up for 51st annual Field Day with new director at the helm.
Mustangs fire up with Ramsey at the helm.
News Opinion Columns At the Helm: When I grow up I want to be.
Mustangs fire up with Ramsey at the helm .
Jesse Helms is still stirring up controversy.
The troubled Internet pioneer's stock is up 20% since the former Google executive took the helm at Yahoo in July.
BERLIN- With a new coach at the helm and several new faces up and down READ.
LeMire gave up the job for "personal reasons" after just two years at the helm.
Two of today's great comic talents, Jason Segel and Ed Helms, are teaming up for a new film from Jay and Mark Duplass.
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In science:

In this plot the positions of all diffraction minima fall on top, as one would expect as long as the Helm model is valid, and even more the form factors for Ca, Nb and Pb are almost identical and agree up to the first diffraction minimum with the form factor of a hard sphere.
Nuclear mass form factors from coherent photoproduction of $\pi^0$ mesons
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