Definition of mizzenmast. Meaning of mizzenmast. Synonyms of mizzenmast
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Definition of mizzenmast
Note: The most common general names of masts are foremast,
mainmast, and mizzenmast, each of which may be made
of separate spars.
2. (Mach.) The vertical post of a derrick or crane.
Afore the mast, Before the mast. See under Afore, and
Mast coat. See under Coat.
Mast hoop, one of a number of hoops attached to the fore
edge of a boom sail, which slip on the mast as the sail is
raised or lowered; also, one of the iron hoops used in
making a made mast. See Made.
Mizzenmast Miz"zen*mast, n. (Naut.)
The hindmost mast of a three-masted vessel, or of a
Meaning of mizzenmast from wikipedia
- The mast of a sailing vessel
is a tall spar, or arrangement
of spars, erected
more or less vertically
on the centre-line of a ship or boat. Its purposes...
Masts: 3 Foremast: 2 square-rigged Mainmast: 2 square-rigged Mizzenmast
: 1 lateen-rigged Other
Tons burthen: 550...
- is forward. The corresponding preposition
is abaft. For example, the mizzenmast
the mainmast. Its antonym
or, in a more clumsy
- mainmast, both noticeably taller
than the single
with their sloped
lateen-rig yards, and below those
- (or sterncastle, sometimes
aftcastle) is the stern structure behind
on large sailing
ships, such as carracks, caravels...
- The short pennant
red, and flew from the top of the ship's mizzenmast
—the pole holding
the ship's sails nearest
(rear of the ship)...
the turn of the 18th century, but were not usually flown
on the mizzenmast until
the end of that century. It gave its name to a Dutch
term for a...
- the following
high tides. John the Painter
in 1777 from the mizzenmast
of HMS Arethusa
dockyards, the highest temporary
- spare topmast
The main boom of a brig Replacing
with the mizzenmast
(mentioned in W. Brady's The Kedge Anchor
(1852)) The bowsprit
- are: Foremast, which
is the second tallest
mast Mainmast, the tallest Mizzenmast
, the third tallest
may not be present
but will be fourth...
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