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1Nauticaljarcia femininejarcias femininestanding/running rigging — jarcia(s) fija(s) / muerta(s)/de labor
- Thomas was showing her how to mend sails and splice rigging.
- The wind tears at my jacket and sings in the rigging of the tall ship.
- We descended through the intact rigging on the main mast until we hit the main deck at about 25m.
- He was not only an outstanding helmsman, but also a designer, boat builder, sail maker and rigging specialist par excellence.
- Before the battle was over the Téméraire was virtually impossible to sail, her masts and rigging having been all but wrecked, but she still managed to keep firing on the enemy.
- Both the ships and crews were camouflaged, the ships and their rigging being painted sea green; the crews wearing similarly coloured uniforms.
- For less than $100 you can buy a circular aluminum antenna that can be hoisted in the rigging when needed, provided you have rigging.
- When the men climb the rigging, it will be you I see.
- The two characters run around trying to secure the rigging of the ship in the storm.
- He said he hoped to return in June when the longboat will have been fitted out with sails and rigging.
- As we waited in the queue on the wharf, my first impression was of the tremendous amount of rope involved in supporting the rigging and in controlling the set of the sails.
- The painterly quality of this popular art was often limited, but the artists were expected to understand the complexities of sails and rigging, and to depict it accurately.
- The Sparlin, crewed by two Spaniards, was found to have damaged rigging and was using foresail and engine.
- Learning the ropes is a naval metaphor; it's about rigging and sails and mooring.
- Fairbanks predates Jackie Chan in his insistence on performing dangerous stunts himself, seen here as he fearlessly bounds up and down the ship's rigging.
- It was launched without mast and rigging from Eskside Wharf after a friend of the Jenkinsons, Susan Crookes, smashed a bottle of champagne across the bow at her fifth attempt.
- Without it, one is but a ship at sea with no sails or rigging.
- Most spectacular were the bone models of men-at-war ships whose rigging was made of human hair and sails of paper.
- In its rigging, sails, banners, planks, and deeply curved outline, the ship most resembles a seagoing Chinese junk, with the addition of paddle wheel and funnel.
- The term ‘splice the mainbrace’ originates from the reward given in the days of sail to men who carried out the task of repairing the main brace rope - one of the most important elements of a ship's rigging.
2(in elections)fraude masculinepucherazo masculine informaltrinquete masculine Mexico informal
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