rigging

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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɹɪɡɪŋ/
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  • Rhymes: -ɪɡɪŋ

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English riggyng, ryggyng, riggynge, equivalent to rig +‎ -ing.

NounEdit

rigging (countable and uncountable, plural riggings)

  1. Dress; tackle; especially (nautical), the ropes, chains, etc., that support the masts and spars of a sailing vessel, and serve as purchases for adjusting the sails, etc.
  2. Similar supporting material used for construction work, or in film, theater, etc.
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Etymology 2Edit

From rig +‎ -ing.

VerbEdit

rigging

  1. present participle of rig