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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.
Our fleet currently consists of over 300 units ranging from aerial lifts, fork-lifts, pallet trucks, contractor lifts, and other equipment such as jib booms, hoppers, carts, and anything else that is complimentary to this specialized market," says Blair Wihildal, rental equipment manager for Equipment World.
He adds that concrete claws for cleaner and more efficient removal of concrete from the jobsite, jib booms for carrying heavy objects and pallet forks for picking up lumber, cinder blocks or reclaimed brick are also part of the skid steer's arsenal of attachments.