jib boom


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jib boom

n. Nautical
1. A spar forming a continuation of the bowsprit.
2. A boom that swivels usually from a pivot at the bow of a boat to hold the foot or clew of a jib.

jib boom

or

jibboom

n
(Nautical Terms) nautical a spar forming an extension of the bowsprit

jib′ boom`

or jib′boom`,


n.
a spar forming a continuation of a bowsprit.
Translations

jib boom

n (Naut) → Klüverbaum m
References in classic literature ?
At the corner of the gloomy passage a rigged jib boom with a dolphin-striker ending in an arrow-head stuck out of the night close to a cast iron lamp-post.
It can be mounted on either an overhead platform trolley or on the supplier's articulated jib boom.
Ideal for low headroom operations and to maneuver around work-area obstructions, the articulated jib boom supports up to 2,000 pounds and allows 360º rotation around the main post.