What does rigging mean?

Definitions for rigging
ˈrɪg ɪŋrig·ging

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Princeton's WordNet

  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

Wiktionary

  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

Webster Dictionary

  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

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.

How to pronounce rigging?

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How to say rigging in sign language?

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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. Hillary Clinton:

    We’ve got to take on Citizens United and get rid of the secret money that is rigging the system.

  2. Milo Avidane:

    They were rigging the HVAC unit through a hole on the top floor, and and it never made it into the building.

  3. Milo Avidane:

    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.

  4. Imran Khan:

    (The) public is demanding accountability of corrupt leaders of political parties, now, each time there is an attempt to hold them accountable, they all get together and start saying its anti-democratic, and in this case they are saying it's pre-poll rigging.

  5. Arne Carlson:

    The simple fact is that Al Franken has been the Senate’s most effective challenge to Trump and his subordinates. The possibility of any rigging by Roger Stone and his associates should cause all of us to call for a rescinding of the Franken resignation and a prompt and thorough review of all allegations by the Senate Ethics Committee.

Images & Illustrations of rigging

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