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jib 1

 (jĭb)
n.
1. Nautical A triangular headsail set with its luff fastened to a stay rising from the bow, bowsprit, or jib boom.
2.
a. The arm of a mechanical crane.
b. The boom of a derrick.

[Origin unknown.]

jib 2

 (jĭb)
intr.v. jibbed, jib·bing, jibs
1. To stop short and turn restively from side to side; balk.
2. To perform tricks by jumping onto and maneuvering over fixed obstacles such as railings or platforms. Used especially of snowboarders and skiers.

[Origin unknown.]

jib′ber n.

jib

(dʒɪb)
n
1. (Nautical Terms) nautical any triangular sail set forward of the foremast of a vessel
2. cut of someone's jib someone's manner, behaviour, style, etc
3. obsolete
a. the lower lip, usually when it protrudes forwards in a grimace
b. the face or nose
[C17: of unknown origin]

jib

(dʒɪb)
vb (intr) , jibs, jibbing or jibbed
1. (often foll by at) to be reluctant (to); hold back (from); balk (at)
2. (of an animal) to stop short and refuse to go forwards: the horse jibbed at the jump.
3. (Nautical Terms) nautical variant of gybe
[C19: of unknown origin]
ˈjibber n

jib

(dʒɪb)
n
(Mechanical Engineering) the projecting arm of a crane or the boom of a derrick, esp one that is pivoted to enable it to be raised or lowered
[C18: probably based on gibbet]

jib

(dʒɪb)
n
(often plural) dialect South Wales a contortion of the face; a face: stop making jibs.
[special use of jib1 (in the sense: lower lip, face)]

jib1

or jibb

(dʒɪb)

n.
1. any of various triangular sails set forward of a forestaysail or fore-topmast staysail.
2. the inner one of two such sails, set inward from a flying jib.
Idioms:
cut of one's jib, one's general appearance.
[1655–65; orig. uncertain]

jib2

(dʒɪb)

v.i., v.t. jibbed, jib•bing,
n.

jib3

(dʒɪb)

v.i. jibbed, jib•bing.
to balk (usu. fol by at).
[1805–15; perhaps identical with jib2]
jib′ber, n.

jib4

(dʒɪb)

n.
1. the projecting arm of a crane.
2. the boom of a derrick.
[1755–65; appar. short for gibbet]

jib


Past participle: jibbed
Gerund: jibbing

Imperative
jib
jib
Present
I jib
you jib
he/she/it jibs
we jib
you jib
they jib
Preterite
I jibbed
you jibbed
he/she/it jibbed
we jibbed
you jibbed
they jibbed
Present Continuous
I am jibbing
you are jibbing
he/she/it is jibbing
we are jibbing
you are jibbing
they are jibbing
Present Perfect
I have jibbed
you have jibbed
he/she/it has jibbed
we have jibbed
you have jibbed
they have jibbed
Past Continuous
I was jibbing
you were jibbing
he/she/it was jibbing
we were jibbing
you were jibbing
they were jibbing
Past Perfect
I had jibbed
you had jibbed
he/she/it had jibbed
we had jibbed
you had jibbed
they had jibbed
Future
I will jib
you will jib
he/she/it will jib
we will jib
you will jib
they will jib
Future Perfect
I will have jibbed
you will have jibbed
he/she/it will have jibbed
we will have jibbed
you will have jibbed
they will have jibbed
Future Continuous
I will be jibbing
you will be jibbing
he/she/it will be jibbing
we will be jibbing
you will be jibbing
they will be jibbing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been jibbing
you have been jibbing
he/she/it has been jibbing
we have been jibbing
you have been jibbing
they have been jibbing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been jibbing
you will have been jibbing
he/she/it will have been jibbing
we will have been jibbing
you will have been jibbing
they will have been jibbing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been jibbing
you had been jibbing
he/she/it had been jibbing
we had been jibbing
you had been jibbing
they had been jibbing
Conditional
I would jib
you would jib
he/she/it would jib
we would jib
you would jib
they would jib
Past Conditional
I would have jibbed
you would have jibbed
he/she/it would have jibbed
we would have jibbed
you would have jibbed
they would have jibbed

jib


Past participle: jibbed
Gerund: jibbing

Imperative
jib
jib
Present
I jib
you jib
he/she/it jibs
we jib
you jib
they jib
Preterite
I jibbed
you jibbed
he/she/it jibbed
we jibbed
you jibbed
they jibbed
Present Continuous
I am jibbing
you are jibbing
he/she/it is jibbing
we are jibbing
you are jibbing
they are jibbing
Present Perfect
I have jibbed
you have jibbed
he/she/it has jibbed
we have jibbed
you have jibbed
they have jibbed
Past Continuous
I was jibbing
you were jibbing
he/she/it was jibbing
we were jibbing
you were jibbing
they were jibbing
Past Perfect
I had jibbed
you had jibbed
he/she/it had jibbed
we had jibbed
you had jibbed
they had jibbed
Future
I will jib
you will jib
he/she/it will jib
we will jib
you will jib
they will jib
Future Perfect
I will have jibbed
you will have jibbed
he/she/it will have jibbed
we will have jibbed
you will have jibbed
they will have jibbed
Future Continuous
I will be jibbing
you will be jibbing
he/she/it will be jibbing
we will be jibbing
you will be jibbing
they will be jibbing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been jibbing
you have been jibbing
he/she/it has been jibbing
we have been jibbing
you have been jibbing
they have been jibbing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been jibbing
you will have been jibbing
he/she/it will have been jibbing
we will have been jibbing
you will have been jibbing
they will have been jibbing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been jibbing
you had been jibbing
he/she/it had been jibbing
we had been jibbing
you had been jibbing
they had been jibbing
Conditional
I would jib
you would jib
he/she/it would jib
we would jib
you would jib
they would jib
Past Conditional
I would have jibbed
you would have jibbed
he/she/it would have jibbed
we would have jibbed
you would have jibbed
they would have jibbed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.jib - any triangular fore-and-aft sail (set forward of the foremast)jib - any triangular fore-and-aft sail (set forward of the foremast)
flying jib - the outermost of two or more jibs
fore-and-aft sail - any sail not set on a yard and whose normal position is in a fore-and-aft direction
Verb1.jib - refuse to complyjib - refuse to comply      
disobey - refuse to go along with; refuse to follow; be disobedient; "He disobeyed his supervisor and was fired"
2.jib - shift from one side of the ship to the other; "The sail jibbed wildly"
sail - travel on water propelled by wind; "I love sailing, especially on the open sea"; "the ship sails on"
Translations
ذِراع المِرْفاعشِراع مُثَلَّث
kosatkarameno jeřábu
fokkranarm
fokkajigikeulapurjepuomi
darukarorrvitorla
fokkafokka, framsegllyftiarmur, bóma
kliveriskrano strėlė
klīverisstrēle
kosatka
flok yelkenivinç kolu

jib

1 [dʒɪb]
A. N (Naut) → foque m; [of crane] → aguilón m, brazo m
B. CPD jib boom Nbotalón m de foque

jib

2 [dʒɪb] VI [horse] → plantarse; [person] → rehusar, negarse
to jib at (doing) sthresistirse a (hacer) algo
he jibbed at itse negó a aprobarlo

jib

[ˈdʒɪb]
n
(NAUTICAL, NAVAL)foc m
[crane] → flèche f
vi [horse] → regimber
jib at
vt fus [+ plan, idea] → rechigner à
to jib at doing sth → rechigner à faire qch

jib

n
(of crane)Ausleger m, → Dreharm m
(Naut) → Klüver m
(dated inf) I don’t like the cut of his jibseine Nase gefällt mir nicht
vi (horse)scheuen, bocken (→ at vor +dat); to jib at something (person)sich gegen etw sträuben

jib

1 [dʒɪb] vi (horse) → impennarsi; (person) → impuntarsi, recalcitrare
to jib at doing sth → essere restio/a a fare qc

jib

2 [dʒɪb] n (Naut) → fiocco; (of crane) → braccio

jib

(dʒib) noun
1. a three-cornered sail on the front mast of a ship.
2. the jutting-out arm of a crane.
References in classic literature ?
The HISPANIOLA was under her main-sail and two jibs, and the beautiful white canvas shone in the sun like snow or silver.
The three men stepped outside in time to see the two schooners go hastily about and head off shore, dropping mainsails and flying jibs on the run in the teeth of the squall that heeled them far over on the whitened water.
Get in the topsails and jibs and make a good job of it.
Up with the jib, reef the tops'l halliards, helm hard alee, and man the guns
cried Ahab, aye, Queequeg, the harpoons lie all twisted and wrenched in him; aye, Daggoo, his spout is a big one, like a whole shock of wheat, and white as a pile of our Nantucket wool after the great annual sheep-shearing; aye, Tashtego, and he fan-tails like a split jib in a squall.
The ship drew on and had safely passed the strait, which some volcanic shock has made between the Calasareigne and Jaros islands; had doubled Pomegue, and approached the harbor under topsails, jib, and spanker, but so slowly and sedately that the idlers, with that instinct which is the forerunner of evil, asked one another what misfortune could have happened on board.