atrip
adjective Date: 1796 of an anchor aweigh

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  • Atrip — A*trip , adv. [Pref. a + trip.] (Naut.) (a) Just hove clear of the ground; said of the anchor. (b) Sheeted home, hoisted taut up and ready for trimming; said of sails. (c) Hoisted up and ready to be swayed across; said of yards. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • atrip — adjective (of an anchor) just clear of the bottom • Syn: ↑aweigh • Similar to: ↑free • Topics: ↑seafaring, ↑navigation, ↑sailing * * * ə.ˈtrip …   Useful english dictionary

  • atrip — /euh trip /, adj. Naut. 1. aweigh. 2. (of a sail) in position and ready for trimming. 3. (of a yard) hoisted and ready to be fastened in position. 4. (of an upper mast) unfastened and ready for lowering. [1620 30; A 1 + TRIP] * * * …   Universalium

  • atrip — a·trip || É™ trɪp adj. (Nautical) aweigh, not touching the bottom; in position …   English contemporary dictionary

  • atrip — /əˈtrɪp/ (say uh trip) adjective (of an anchor) raised just enough to clear the bottom. {a 1 + trip (def. 28a) …   Australian English dictionary

  • The anchor is atrip — Anchor An chor ([a^][ng] k[ e]r), n. [OE. anker, AS. ancor, oncer, L. ancora, sometimes spelt anchora, fr. Gr. a gkyra, akin to E. angle: cf. F. ancre. See {Angle}, n.] 1. A iron instrument which is attached to a ship by a cable (rope or chain),… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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