outrigged outrigged adj. 1. rigged with a structure projecting from or over the side of a boat for various purposes; having an outrigger; -- to prevent capsizing or to support an oarlock or to help secure a mast etc. See {outrigger} [WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • outrigged — adj. (of a boat etc.) having outriggers …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dragon boat — This article is about Dragon boats and racing. For the festivals and holidays associated with dragon boats, see Duanwu Festival. Dragon boat Traditional Chinese 龍舟 Simplified Chinese 龙舟 …   Wikipedia

  • outrig — v.t., outrigged, outrigging. * * * …   Universalium

  • commercial fishing — Introduction  the taking of fish and other seafood and resources from oceans, rivers, and lakes for the purpose of marketing them.       Fishing is one of the oldest employments of humankind. Ancient heaps of discarded mollusk shells (shell… …   Universalium

  • DAMPIER, William (1651-1715) — voyager was born at East Coker, near Yeovil, Somerset, England, on 5 September 1651, the son of George Dampier, a farmer, and his wife Ann. The year of birth is usually given as 1652, but Clennell Wilkinson in his biography gives what appear to… …   Dictionary of Australian Biography

  • MaryJane Butters — (born May 6, 1953) is the internationally recognized organic farmer, book author, environmental activist, and food manufacturer behind the self titled MaryJanesFarm magazine.[1] Working from her family farm in Moscow, ID, and through her websites …   Wikipedia

  • outrigger — noun a beam, spar, or framework projecting from or over a boat s side. ↘a stabilizing float or secondary hull fixed parallel to a canoe or small ship. ↘a boat fitted with such a structure. ↘a similar projecting support in another structure.… …   English new terms dictionary

  • rigged — adjective fitted or equipped with necessary rigging (sails and shrouds and stays etc) • Ant: ↑unrigged • Similar to: ↑lateen, ↑lateen rigged, ↑outrigged, ↑square rigged • Topics: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • whiff — n. & v. n. 1 a puff or breath of air, smoke, etc. (went outside for a whiff of fresh air). 2 a smell (caught the whiff of a cigar). 3 (foll. by of) a trace or suggestion of scandal etc. 4 a small cigar. 5 a minor discharge (of grapeshot etc.). 6… …   Useful english dictionary

  • outrig — ˈau̇.ˌtrig, (ˈ) ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ transitive verb Etymology: back formation from outrigger : to equip with outriggers a craft outrigged with pontoons Geneva J. Yockey …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”