Jib definitions

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Jib is defined as to stop and not go back, or to make an adjustment in a sail so it will shift in the wind.

An example of jib is to come to a halt in the middle of a race.

An example of jib is to adjust the sails on a boat.

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The definition of a jib is an arm that sticks out of a crane, a triangular sail that stays in front of the mast, or an animal that stops and refuses to go back.

An example of a jib is the part of a crane that reaches out to grab.

An example of a jib is one of the sails on a sailboat.

An example of a jib is a horse who suddenly stops running in a race.

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A triangular sail stretching from the foretopmast head to the jib boom, the bowsprit, or the bow.
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The arm of a mechanical crane.
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The boom of a derrick.
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To stop short and turn restively from side to side; balk.
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To perform tricks by jumping onto and maneuvering over fixed obstacles such as railings or platforms. Used especially of snowboarders and skiers.
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The projecting arm of a crane.
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The boom of a derrick.
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To jibe (a sail or boom)
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A triangular sail secured to a stay forward of the mast or foremast.
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To stop and refuse to go forward; balk.
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To start or shy (at something)
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An animal that jibs, as a horse.
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(nautical) A triangular staysail set forward of the foremast. In a sloop (see image) the basic jib reaches back roughly to the level of the mast.
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(nautical) Usually with a modifier, any of a variety of specialty triangular staysails set forward of the foremast.
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The projecting arm of a crane.
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(metonymically) A crane used for mounting and moving a video camera.
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An object that is used for performing tricks while skiing, snowboarding, skateboarding, inline skating, or biking. These objects are usually found in a terrain park or skate park.
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Of a horse, to stop and refuse to go forward.
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(figuratively) To stop doing something, to become reluctant to proceed with an activity.
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Origin of jib

Origin unknown