Outrigger meaning

outrĭgər
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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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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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(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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