What does rigging mean?

Definitions for rigging
ˈrɪg ɪŋrig·ging

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rigging, tacklenoun

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

  2. rig, riggingnoun

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

Wiktionary

  1. riggingnoun

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

  2. riggingnoun

    Similar supporting material for construction work

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Riggingnoun

    The sails or tackling of a ship.

    Etymology: from rig.

    To plow the deep,
    To make fit rigging, or to build a ship. Thomas Creech.

    His batter’d rigging their whole war receives;
    All bare, like some old oak with tempests beat,
    He stands, and sees below his scatter’d leaves. Dryden.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rigging

    of Rig

  2. Riggingnoun

    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

Freebase

  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.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. rigging

    A general name given to all the ropes or chains employed to support the masts, and arrange the sails according to the direction of the wind. Those are termed "standing" which are comparative fixtures, and support the masts, &c.; and those "running," which are in constant use, to trim the yards, and make or shorten sail, &c.

Editors Contribution

  1. rigging

    Rigging is a specialized art of lifting or moving loads with machine and equipment from point A to point B


    Submitted by mikelwisdom504 on December 8, 2020  


  2. rigging

    Rigging is a specialized art of lifting or moving loads with machine and equipment from point A to point B.


    Submitted by anonymous on December 8, 2020  

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rigging in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rigging in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of rigging in a Sentence

  1. Michael Avenatti:

    Stormy only wanted to be released from the NDA initially. I saw The Daniels case in a larger sense, i saw The Daniels case as Donald Trump and Michael Cohen rigging the 2016 election by covering up Donald Trump relationship with Stormy Daniels. I recognized the campaign finance violations from the very first meeting that I had with Stormy Daniels.

  2. Max Schachter:

    Those charges had nothing to do with the Parkland School Shooting. They resulted from mistruths he told the grand jury under oath investigating a $17 million bid rigging scheme in Broward County Public Schools. i think the recent charges are just the tip of the iceberg.

  3. Taylor Alexander:

    My initial reaction was that I was kind of shocked, and laughed because of the irony of it, because President Trump had been railing against mail-in voting, but here President Trump party was, promoting it, and sending out an absentee ballot request form, i think it's ridiculous that the funding is being cut and processes are being changed in the post office. People's life saving medication are days late, bills aren't being paid on time, and all for what ? It's rigging the election.

  4. Daniel Dale:

    Donald Trump Jr. is touting baseless election-rigging claims in videos posted to Facebook and Twitter asking' able-bodied' people to join an election security' army' for Joe Biden father, facebook and Twitter affixed labels to the video pointing to accurate information about voting, but neither company said the video violated its election integrity rules in a way that would result in it being removed. Twitter labeled the video only after being asked about it by CNN on Wednesday. The video had been on its site since Monday.

  5. Robert Myers:

    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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