rigging

  • 1 rigging — rig‧ging [ˈrɪgɪŋ] noun [uncountable] COMMERCE LAW when companies, groups of investors work together illegally or unfairly to influence prices, conditions etc to their advantage ˈmarket ˌrigging COMMERCE LAW when some of the compan …

    Financial and business terms

  • 2 Rigging — Rig ging, n. 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}. [1913 Webster] {Running rigging} (Naut …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Rigging — steht für: eine 3D Animationstechnik, siehe Rigging (Animation) in der Veranstaltungsbranche das Aufhängen von Lasten, siehe Rig (Veranstaltungstechnik) die Aufhängung von Schauspielern in Film und Theater, um Flugfähigkeit zu simulieren oder… …

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  • 4 Rigging — Rigging. См. Монтаж литейного оборудования. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …

    Словарь металлургических терминов

  • 5 rigging — ► NOUN 1) the system of ropes or chains supporting a ship s masts and controlling or setting the yards and sails. 2) the ropes and wires supporting the structure of an airship, biplane, hang glider, or parachute. 3) the cables and fittings… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6 rigging — [rig′iŋ] n. 1. the ropes, chains, and other gear used to support, position, and control the masts, sails, yards, etc. of a vessel ☆ 2. equipment; gear …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 Rigging — For other uses, see Rigging (disambiguation). The rigging of a square rigger in London. Rigging (from Anglo Saxon wrigan or wringing, to clothe ) is the apparatus through which the force of the wind is used to propel sailboats and sailing ships… …

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  • 8 rigging — /rig ing/, n. 1. the ropes, chains, etc., employed to support and work the masts, yards, sails, etc., on a ship. 2. lifting or hauling tackle. 3. Informal. clothing. [1480 90; RIG + ING1] * * * ▪ ship equipment  the sails, masts, booms, yards,… …

    Universalium

  • 9 Rigging — En synthèse d images 3D, le rigging est l étape qui suit la modélisation d un objet qui doit bouger. Il s agit pour le modélisateur et l animateur de choisir les endroits où seront placés les axes de rotations, afin de permettre les mouvements… …

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  • 10 rigging — [[t]rɪ̱gɪŋ[/t]] 1) N UNCOUNT: usu supp N Vote or ballot rigging is the act of dishonestly organizing an election to get a particular result. She was accused of corruption, of vote rigging on a massive scale. 2) N UNCOUNT On a ship, the rigging is …

    English dictionary

  • 11 rigging — Synonyms and related words: accouterments, advocate, alpenstock, anchor chain, anchor rode, apparatus, apparel, appliances, appointments, appurtenances, arm, armament, artifice, athletic supporter, attire, back, backbone, backing, backropes,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 12 Rigging — Rig Rig, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Rigged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Rigging}.] [Norweg. rigga to bind, particularly, to wrap round, rig; cf. AS. wr[=i]han to cover.] 1. To furnish with apparatus or gear; to fit with tackling. [1913 Webster] 2. To dress; to… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 13 rigging — noun Rigging is used after these nouns: ↑ballot …

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  • 14 rigging — rig|ging [ rıgıŋ ] noun uncount 1. ) the ropes and chains used for supporting a ship s sails and MASTS 2. ) the act of organizing something in a dishonest way in order to produce a particular result: The vote will be held again after widespread… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 15 rigging — The final adjustment and alignment of an aircraft and its flight control systems to provide the proper aerodynamic reaction. See rigging position …

    Aviation dictionary

  • 16 rigging — UK [ˈrɪɡɪŋ] / US noun [uncountable] 1) the ropes and chains used for supporting a ship s sails and masts 2) the act of organizing something in a dishonest way in order to produce a particular result The vote will be held again after widespread… …

    English dictionary

  • 17 rigging — noun Etymology: Middle English ragging, riggyng fitting out of a ship Date: 1594 1. a. lines and chains used aboard a ship especially in working sail and supporting masts and spars b. a similar network (as in theater scenery) used for support and …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 18 rigging — noun a) The system of ropes, chains, and tackle used to support and control the masts, sails, and yards of a ship b) Similar supporting material for construction …

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  • 19 rigging —    The process of establishing the belays for SRT or laddering [25]. See also single rope technique …

    Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

  • 20 rigging — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. gear, apparatus, implements; see equipment …

    English dictionary for students


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