Definition of Jib. Meaning of Jib. Synonyms of Jib

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Definition of Jib

Jib
Jib Jib, v. i. [Connected with jibe; cf. OF. giber to shake.] To move restively backward or sidewise, -- said of a horse; to balk. [Written also jibb.] [Eng.]
Jib
Jib Jib, n. 1. One that jibs, or balks; a jibber. 2. A stationary condition; a standstill.
Jib
Jib Jib, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. Jibbed; p. pr. & vb. n. Jibbing.] Also Jibb Jibb [Cf. Jib a sail, Gybe.] (Chiefly Naut.) To shift, or swing round, as a sail, boom, yard, etc., as in tacking.

Meaning of Jib from wikipedia

- one jib, it is common for the clew of the jib to be abaft the mast, meaning the jib and mainsail overlap. An overlapping jib is called a genoa jib or simply...
- A jib or jib arm is the horizontal or near-horizontal beam used in many types of crane to support the load clear of the main support. An archaic spelling...
- anemometer, etc. Jib: the jib, or operating arm, extends horizontally from the crane. A "luffing" jib is able to move up and down; a fixed jib has a rolling...
- Jib is a triangular sail at the front of a sailing boat. Jib or JIB may also refer to: Jib (crane) or jib arm, the horizontal or near-horizontal beam...
- In cinematography, a jib is a boom device with a camera on one end, and a counterweight and camera controls on the other. It operates like a see-saw,...
- A genoa sail is a type of large jib or staysail that extends past the mast and so overlaps the main sail when viewed from the side, sometimes eliminating...
- JibJab is a digital entertainment studio based in Los Angeles, California. Founded in 1999 by brothers Evan and Gregg Spiridellis, it first achieved widespread...
- Al Jib or al-Jib (Arabic: الجيب‎) is a Palestinian village in the Jerusalem Governorate, located ten kilometers northwest of Jerusalem, in the seam zone...
- JIBS may stand for: Journal of International Business Studies Jonkoping International Business School, Sweden Jeju Free International City Broadcasting...
- Jibāl (Arabic: جبال‎) was the name given by the Arabs to a region and province located in western Iran, under the Umayyad and Abbasid Caliphates. Its...
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