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A spar run out forward as an extension of the bowsprit.
- ‘That pressure also flows to the slave cylinder to provide additional lifting force to the jib boom.’
- ‘The 7-ton crane can handle 600 pounds at full extension of the jib boom at 82 feet, or 2500 pounds at 60 feet.’
- ‘Despite the weather, the ship's two carpenters were busy and by the 26th they were able to replace the jib boom.’
- ‘Hovering over the jib boom you see two large anchors lying on deck.’
- ‘She was still scarred after her encounters with icebergs so proper repairs to her jury-rigged jib boom were a top priority.’
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Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.