Outrigger definitions

out'rĭg'ər
Any temporary support extending out from a main structure.
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A sparlike projection, for supporting the lesser airfoils of an airplane or the propellers or engines on an airship.
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A projecting frame extending laterally beyond the main structure of a vehicle, aircraft, or machine to stabilize the structure or support an extending part.
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A projecting beam or spar run out from the side of a vessel to help in securing the masts or from a mast to be used in extending a rope or sail.
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A long thin float attached parallel to a seagoing canoe by projecting spars as a means of preventing it from capsizing.
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A vessel fitted with such a float or beam.
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A support for an oarlock projecting from the side of a racing shell.
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A racing shell fitted with such a support.
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Any of a variety of frameworks extended beyond the rail of a ship for various purposes.
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A brace holding an oarlock out from the side of a boat, to give the rower more leverage.
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A timber or other float rigged out from the side of certain canoes to prevent tipping; also, a canoe of this type.
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(nautical) Any of various projecting beams that provide support for a mast or, fitted with a float, provide support for a canoe.
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(nautical) An outrigger canoe.
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An extention mechanism, often retractable when not in use, on a boat, vehicle, or structure which helps stabilize the boat, vehicle, or structure to keep it from tipping over.
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