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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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An important aspect of the LR330 that will appeal to a multitude of companies is that it can remain, together with the jib and the loads, within the construction site boundaries ensuring the safety of the public while respecting local regulations and laws in terms of flyover rights.
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