Definition of Unreeve. Meaning of Unreeve. Synonyms of Unreeve

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Definition of Unreeve

Unreeve
Unreeve Un*reeve", v. t. [1st pref. un- + reeve, v. t.] (Naut.) To withdraw, or take out, as a rope from a block, thimble, or the like.

Meaning of Unreeve from wikipedia

- on an otherwise-uniform thickness rope for the purpose of preventing unreeving: stopping the rope at that point from slipping out of a narrow p****age...
- with one end around its own standing part, its purpose being to prevent unreeving. 47. The half knot is a binding knot, being the first movement of the...
- with one end around its own standing part, its purpose being to prevent unreeving. 47. The half knot is a binding knot, being the first movement of the...
- common usage in the 1950s with improvements in maritime navigational aids. Unreeve To pull a rope from a sheave or block. Unship 1.  To remove from a vessel...
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