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rigging in Water topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishriggingrig‧ging /ˈrɪɡɪŋ/ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 TTWall the ropes, posts, and chains that hold up a ship’s sails
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riggingA careless daily inspection after rigging may easily leave the glider with one aileron or the elevator disconnected.There was no need for election rigging.The routine for rigging and de-rigging is usually passed on by word of mouth, or is self-taught.I wanted to double up all Wavebreaker's standing rigging, just in case we did try to take her across the ocean.Aird, was caught in the rigging wires and was nearly drowned until Jack managed to free him.The sailors swarmed like ants over the rigging ... she'd seen them many a time.They alleged widescale vote rigging and claimed that the names of opposition supporters had been excluded from electoral lists.And all the time, work going on internally while I wrestled with rigging and sails, mostly on the open deck.