gear consisting of ropes etc. supporting a ship's masts and sails
formation of masts, spars, sails, etc., on a vessel
The system of ropes, chains, and tackle used to support and control the masts, sails, and yards of a ship
Similar supporting material for construction work
dRess; tackle; especially (Naut.), the ropes, chains, etc., that support the masts and spars of a vessel, and serve as purchases for adjusting the sails, etc. See Illustr. of Ship and Sails
Rigging is the apparatus through which the force of the wind is used to propel sailboats and sailing ships forward. This includes masts, yards, sails, and cordage.
The numerical value of rigging in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of rigging in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
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We’ve got to take on Citizens United and get rid of the secret money that is rigging the system.
They were rigging the HVAC unit through a hole on the top floor, and and it never made it into the building.
It sounded like a freight train, they were rigging the HVAC unit through a hole on the top floor, and and it never made it into the building.
Sarkis Izmirlian said in a statement. According to the bankruptcy filing, Baha Mar Ltd sent teams to Beijing three times over the last two months in attempts to salvage an agreement. The bankruptcy filing represents the latest setback for China State Construction, which was banned from participating in World Bank-funded projects for six years starting in January 2009, after the multilateral agency found that China State Construction had colluded in rigging bids for a Philippines road project. According to the bankruptcy filing, China State Construction claims that Baha Mar Ltd has withheld $ 140 million in funds it is owed, an assertion Baha Mar disputes. The Export-Import Bank of China, according to the filing, has refused to release approximately $ 112 million remaining in the $ 2.45 billion loan China Export-Import Bank extended for the project. The Bahamas, a country of about 353,000 people, has an economy heavily dependent on tourism, and Baha Mar Ltd was expected to create 5,000 new jobs when fully operational. The resort's projected annual payroll of $ 130 million would represent about 12 percent of the country's gross domestic product, the developer said in its court filing. It's an absolute disaster.
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