Marconi-rig meaning

A popular sailing rig with a tall, triangular mainsail set fore and aft.
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(nautical) Bermuda rig.
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Origin of marconi-rig

  • After Guglielmo Marconi (probably from its resemblance to the early antennas used by him for his wireless telegraphy)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition