The ropes, chains, cables and the like which support the ship's masts, spars, kingposts, in padestal cranes
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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.
(1) The art of combining and securing the proper slings and hitches to the proper pick of an object to be lifted. The person responsible for this is the rigger; (2) the actual slings and equipment used in moving large objects.
divided into two parts; Standing rigging which is permanently secured and not movable (ie. secures the mast); and Running rigging which pulls up the sails and adjusts the sails' shape.
General term for ropes leading aloft for support or control. Rodney 1922 - Nelson Class HMS Rodney saw service from November1927 to March 1948, arriving for breaking up in March 1948. more......
A general term applying to all lines, shrouds, and stays necessary to spars and sails. Standing rigging refers to ropes and wires that brace the mast and certain other fixed spars (such as shrouds and stays). All lines used for hoisting and adjusting sails (halyards, sheets, outhauls, etc.) is called running rigging.
Ropes, chains and wires that are used to support the vessel's masts, spars and sails.
The equipment or "tackle," including ropes, chains, stays, braces and sheets, used to support and adjust the sails.
i) A ship's spars, ropes, etc., supporting and controlling the sails, ii) the ropes and wires supporting the structure of an airship or biplane.
gear consisting of ropes etc. supporting a ship's masts and sails
formation of masts, spars, sails, etc., on a vessel
Masts and other spars, support cables, lines, blocks, the whole megillah. From sailing ships; anything having to do with the sails.
The process of attaching the cable on a crane to a piece of machinery or equipment.
The ropes, chains, etc employed to support and work the masts, sails, etc on a ship.
the mast and support lines: shrouds, backstay and headstay all make up the rigging
system of ropes or chains used to support, suspend, or position equipment.
The ropes, chains, cables and the like which support the ship's masts, spars, kingposts, cranes, etc.
the ropes, wires, lashings, etc. used to support and work the masts, booms and sails of a vessel
A broad term for all ropes, chains, and gear used for supporting and operating masts, yards, booms, gaffs, and sails. More generally, rigging is the whole apparatus of masts, yards, sails, and cordage, by which the force of the wind is utilized to move a sailing vessel against the resistance of the water.
Equipment used to support the spars and manipulate the sails.
the standing rigging is the mast and support lines, running rigging is the lines with which you adjust the sails
Wire cables, rods, lines, hardware and other equipment that support and control the mast and spars.
A system of wires that supports the mast.
Preparing the product to be hoisted by a crane, wench or other mechanical device, or the act of moving/lifting large heavy items using ropes, chains, wires or crane.
Rigging Rope Rigging , Parts Running-rigging Rigging Sailing-rig Rigging , Parts
Lines and chains used aboard a ship, especially in working sail and supporting masts and spars.
The lines (ropes) and gear used to support and control the sails on a sailboat
The collection of a dragonship's masts, yards, spars, lines, stays, shrouds, and sails. (See rigging illustration.)
The wires, lines, halyards and other items used to attach the sails and spars to the boat. The lines that do not have to be adjusted often are known as standing rigging. The lines that are adjusted to raise, lower and trim the sails are known as running rigging.
Lines used by a crane to lift loads.
the lines that hold up the masts and move the sails (standing and running rigging).
Fibre ropes, wire ropes, chains, slings, attachments, connecting fittings and associated components.
Rigging (from Anglo-Saxon wrigan or wrihan, "to clothe") is, on sailboats and sailing ships, the collection of apparatuses through which the force of the wind is transferred to the ship in order to propel it forward. This includes masts, yardarms, sails, and cordage.