Found 2 items, similar to rigging.
English → English
n 1: gear consisting of ropes etc. supporting a ship's masts and
sails [syn: tackle
2: formation of masts, spars, sails, etc., on a vessel [syn: rig
n 1: gear (including necessary machinery) for a particular
2: a truck consisting of a tractor and trailer together [syn: trailer truck
, tractor trailer
, trucking rig
, articulated lorry
3: formation of masts, spars, sails, etc., on a vessel [syn: rigging
4: a set of clothing (with accessories); “his getup was
5: gear used in fishing [syn: fishing gear
, fishing tackle
, fishing rig
6: a vehicle with four wheels drawn by two or more horses [syn:
7: the act of swindling by some fraudulent scheme; “that book
is a fraud”
v 1: arrange the outcome of by means of deceit; “rig an election”
[syn: set up
2: manipulate in a fraudulent manner; “rig prices”
3: connect or secure to; “They rigged the bomb to the ignition”
4: equip with sails, masts, etc.; “rig a ship”
, set up
English → English
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Rigged
; p. pr. & vb. n.
.] [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.
2. To dress; to equip; to clothe, especially in an odd or
fanciful manner; -- commonly followed by out.
Jack was rigged out in his gold and silver lace.
To rig a purchase
, to adapt apparatus so as to get a
purchase for moving a weight, as with a lever, tackle,
To rig a ship
(Naut.), to fit the shrouds, stays, braces,
etc., to their respective masts and yards.
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
(Naut.), all those ropes used in bracing
the yards, making and shortening sail, etc., such as
braces, sheets, halyards, clew lines, and the like.
(Naut.), the shrouds and stays.