Definitions
jib Tweet Definition of jib Like Definition of jib on Facebook
noun (plural: jibs, archaic jibe)
  1. A triangular sail attached to a stay leading from the masthead or topmast to the stemhead, bowsprit, or jib boom.
  2. Any of a variety of specialty triangular sails, as:
    • asymetrical spinaker
    • blooper
    • deck sweeper
    • drifter
    • flying jib
    • Genoa jib
    • inner jib
    • jib header
    • jib headed
    • jib topsail
    • storm jib
    • outer jib
      1. the projecting arm of a crane

Supplemental Details:Sponsor an extended definition for jib for as little as $10 per month. Click here to contact us.

     Full Definition of jib
  

 Find:
  Words Starting With:
  Words Ending With:
  Words Containing:
  Words That Match:

 
 Translate Into:
  
Dutch   French   German
  
Italian   Spanish
    Show results per page.

Browse the Dictionary
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

   
Dictionary content provided from Wiktionary.org under the GNU Free Documentation License
Allwords Copyright 1998-2022 All rights reserved.