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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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