Definitions for riggingˈrɪg ɪŋ

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  1. rigging, tackle(noun)

    gear consisting of ropes etc. supporting a ship's masts and sails

  2. rig, rigging(noun)

    formation of masts, spars, sails, etc., on a vessel

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  1. rigging(Noun)

    The system of ropes, chains, and tackle used to support and control the masts, sails, and yards of a ship

  2. rigging(Noun)

    Similar supporting material for construction work

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  1. Rigging

    of Rig

  2. Rigging(noun)

    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

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  1. Rigging

    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.

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