Jib boom - definition of jib boom by The Free Dictionary
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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
(Nautical Terms) nautical a spar forming an extension of the bowsprit
a spar forming a continuation of a bowsprit.
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.