Noun(1) gear consisting of ropes etc. supporting a ship's masts and sails(2) formation of masts, spars, sails, etc., on a vessel
Verb(1) arrange the outcome of by means of deceit(2) manipulate in a fraudulent manner(3) connect or secure to(4) equip with sails or masts
(1) In its rigging , sails, banners, planks, and deeply curved outline, the ship most resembles a seagoing Chinese junk, with the addition of paddle wheel and funnel.(2) It was launched without mast and rigging from Eskside Wharf after a friend of the Jenkinsons, Susan Crookes, smashed a bottle of champagne across the bow at her fifth attempt.(3) Early in the FCF profile, he configured the aircraft to Gust Up (flaps and ailerons shifted up) for a high-speed trim and rigging check.(4) The ground crew would stay beneath the aircraft at this time, ensuring the rigging didn't get tangled.(5) Bill Waldock, a professor at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, said the rigging problem alone should not have caused the plane to crash.(6) When the men climb the rigging , it will be you I see.(7) Learning the ropes is a naval metaphor; it's about rigging and sails and mooring.(8) Upon landing, the rigging was checked but nothing was found.(9) The Safety Board concluded that the incorrect rigging wasn't a significant factor on the preceding flights because weight and balance on those flights were well within limits.(10) I'm listening to the wind in the rigging(11) Ed chopped off a section of the keel from my Airwave K4 just behind the rear rigging wires to allow room for the prop.(12) A few minor problems were encountered with one R - 2600 and some rigging issues had to be corrected, otherwise it was a text book perfect flight.(13) Most spectacular were the bone models of men-at-war ships whose rigging was made of human hair and sails of paper.(14) The two characters run around trying to secure the rigging of the ship in the storm.(15) The term ‘splice the mainbrace’ originates from the reward given in the days of sail to men who carried out the task of repairing the main brace rope - one of the most important elements of a ship's rigging .(16) Before the battle was over the Téméraire was virtually impossible to sail, her masts and rigging having been all but wrecked, but she still managed to keep firing on the enemy.
(1) rig :: tuig
1. tackle ::
2. rig ::
3. equip ::
4. dress ::
6. manipulate ::
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