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jib

1
Nautical any triangular sail set forward of the foremast of a vessel

jib

2
the projecting arm of a crane or the boom of a derrick, esp one that is pivoted to enable it to be raised or lowered

jib

[jib]
(naval architecture)
A triangular sail bent to a foremast stay.

jib

1. Of a crane or derrick, see boom, 2.
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seven Liebherr 200 EC-H 12 Litronic models, all with a maximum lifting capacity of 10t, and jib lengths of 55m and 60m.
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One Liebherr 125 HC-L 6/12 Litronic luffing jib unit and two 132 EC-H tower cranes have been deployed to the site, which is in close proximity to Bangkok's Queen Sirikit National Convention Centre.
The two German-built 202 EC-B 10 Litronic climbing cranes were deployed with shorter-than-standard jibs, in order to fit within the confines of the job site.