Jib

a small sail at the front of the boat

Jib

A jib is a triangular staysail that sets ahead of the foremast of a sailing vessel. Its tack is fixed to the bowsprit, to the bow, or to the deck between the bowsprit and the foremost mast. Jibs and spinnakers are the two main types of headsails on a modern boat. ==Modern yachts and small craft== Boats may be sailed using a jib alone, more commonl...
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Jib

A triangular staysail at the front of a ship.
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Jib

• (v. i.) To move restively backward or sidewise, -- said of a horse; to balk. • (v. i.) A triangular sail set upon a stay or halyard extending from the foremast or fore-topmast to the bowsprit or the jib boom. Large vessels often carry several jibe; as, inner jib; outer jib; flying jib; etc. • (v. i.) The projecting arm of a crane, ...
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jib

1. A triangular sail set upon a stay or halyard extending from the foremast or fore-topmast to the bowsprit or the jib boom. Large vessels often carry several jibe; as, inner jib; outer jib; flying jib; etc. ... 2. <machinery> The projecting arm of a crane, from which the load is suspended. Jib boom, a small jib set above and outside of all t...
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jib

noun any triangular fore-and-aft sail (set forward of the foremast)
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Jib

Naval Cut of his jib. A maritime phrase descriptive of a person's facial appearance. It comes from the days of sail when a ship's nationality could be told at a distance by the cut of her sails.
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Jib

[camera] In cinematography, a jib is a boom device with a camera on one end, and a counterweight and camera controls on the other. It operates like a see-saw, but with the balance point located close to the counterweight, so that the camera end of the arm can move through an extended arc. A jib permits the camera to be moved vertically, hor...
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Jib

Jib intransitive verb [ Connected with jibe ; confer Old French giber to shake.] To move restively backward or sidewise, -- said of a horse; to balk. [ Written also jibb .] [ Eng.]
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Jib

Jib noun [ Named from its shifting from side to side. See Jib , intransitive verb ., Jibe .] 1. (Nautical) A triangular sail set upon a stay or halyard extending from the foremast or fore-topmast to the bowsprit or the jib boom. Large vessels often ca...
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Jib

Jib transitive verb & i. [ imperfect & past participle Jibbed ; present participle & verbal noun Jibbing .] Also Jibb [ Confer Jib a sail, Gybe .] (Chiefly Naut.) To shift, or swing round, as a sail, boom, yar...
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Jib

A foresail that fits in between the forestay and the mast.
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Jib

a foresail, a triangle shaped sail forward of the mast
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Jib

A triangular foresail in front of the foremast.
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jib

A triangular foresail.
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jib

A triangular sail forward of the forward mast, usually attached to the forestay.
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jib

A triangular sail in the forward part of the ship's rig and in small craft like sloops it is attached to the bowsprit or the bow.
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Jib

A triangular sail mounted on a stay from the stem or bowsprit to the mast.
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jib

a triangular sail secured to a stay forward of the foremast.
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jib

A triangular sail stretching from the foretopmast head to the jib boom and in small craft to the bowsprit or the bow.
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Jib

A triangular staysail at the front of a ship.
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Jib

A triangular staysail at the front of a ship.
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jib

in Muslim Spain and Mamlk Egypt, a high government official. The term originally designated a chamberlain, but under the Spanish Umayyads (756–1031) ...
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jib

in sailing ships, triangular sail rigged to a stay extending from the foremast, or foretopmast, to the bowsprit or to a spar, the jibboom, that is ...
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Jib

Jib is sailor slang for the lower lip.
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