rigging
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rigging(
rih
-
gihng
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (nautical)
a. la jarcia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The lookout fell from the crow's nest, but he became caught in the rigging, which broke his fall.El vigía se cayó desde la cofa, pero se enredó en la jarcia, que amortiguó su caída.
b. el cordaje
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The admiral looked up to see a swarm of pirates climbing about in the rigging.El almirante miró hacia arriba y vio a un enjambre de piratas trepando por el cordaje.
c. las jarcias
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A cannonball blast shattered the foremast, and a giant tangle of sails and rigging came crashing down onto the deck.Un cañonazo hizo astillas el trinquete y una gran maraña de velas y jarcias se desplomó sobre la cubierta.
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rigging
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (nautical)
a. el jarcias fpl, cordaje
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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rigging [ˈrɪɡɪŋ]
noun
(Náut) jarcia (f); aparejo (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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