Jib sentence example

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  • 12 shows an ordinary hydraulic dock-side jib crane.
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  • In the right-hand corner is the shaft for a still working wooden jib crane.
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  • Alan decided to furl the genoa and hoist the blade jib.
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  • Have just bought a Fireball and have a quick question: Does anyone use a 2:1 external jib halyard?
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  • Have an equivalent mark for each of your jib halyard settings.
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  • Bear away onto the original course and set the balloon jib again, the error costing us distance but thankfully not a place.
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  • The Xylonite ' s long flying jib made the decision for them when the bobstay broke under the strain.
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  • One of the boats is carrying a jib as well as the lugsail.
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  • Approximately 3.50 meters long with a mainsail, while the Pico has an option of having a jib fitted.
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  • On the way back we hoisted a jib, tho I've seldom seen a stiller evening.
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  • Idle Duck sailing after the rig was upgraded with a big roller reefing jib.
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  • Three reefs in the main, and a small jib made us fly into the increasing waves.
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  • To be " right " they should be on the new jib and this one is a sort of talisman!
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  • The two hooks provided allow loads to be slung at greater centers than with a conventional fixed jib.
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  • We pass close by to the working area with a large magnet on a crane jib loading scrap metal into the unit.
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  • The forecast was giving lots of Easterly so we housed the topmast, put in two reefs and set the storm jib.
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  • A useful side effect is that they can be used to increase the tension in a jib luff.
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  • I popped in one lunchtime just to assess the cut of its jib and ordered some smoked salmon ravioli (£ 3.95 ).
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  • Three crew members of May [Master - Gerald Gadd] preparing her bowsprit jib and jib topsail.
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  • In well-designed, quick-running cranes the mechanical efficiency of the lifting gear may be taken as about 85%; a good electric jib crane will give an efficiency of 72%, i.e.
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  • The jib is usually inclined, so as to enable the travel to be performed by gravity in one direction, and the object of the transporter mechanism is to ensure that pulling in or slacking out the lifting rope shall perform the cycle of operations in the following order: - Supposing the load is ready to be lifted out of a vessel on to a quay, the pull of the lifting rope raises the load, the travelling jenny being meanwhile locked in position.
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  • I popped in one lunchtime just to assess the cut of its jib and ordered some smoked salmon ravioli (£ 3.95).
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  • Yes, I know, perhaps I had too much sun out on the boat deck, spent too much time hoisting the jib, or perhaps been keelhauled one too many times, but this distinctive Sauvignon Blanc took me by a lovely surprise.
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  • Housemates never see the cameras - or are never supposed to see the cameras - with one exception; the jib camera.
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  • During challenges held in the backyard, contestants may see the jib camera and jib camera operators at work.
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  • 4 is a diagram of a fixed hand revolving jib crane, of moderate size, as used in railway goods yards Fixed and similar places.
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  • This simple form of crane thus embodies the essential elements of foundation, post, framework, jib, tie-rods and gearing.
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  • The derrick crane introduces a problem for which many solutions have been sought, that of preventing the load from being lifted or lowered when the jib is pivoted up or down to alter the radius.
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  • Here the place of the jib is taken by two inclined legs joined together at the top and pivoted at the bottom; a third back-leg is connected at the top to the other two, and at the bottom is coupled to a nut which runs on a long horizontal screw.
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  • Here the jib, superstructure and post are all united in one piece, which revolves in a foundation well, being supported at the bottom by a toe-step and near the ground level by horizontal FIG.
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  • This type of crane used to be in great favour, in consequence of the great clearance it gives under the jib, but it is expensive and requires very heavy foundations.
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  • Dock-side jib cranes for working general cargo are almost always made portable, in order to enable them to be placed in correct position in regard to the hatchways of the vessels which they serve.
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  • This type is usually fitted with a very high jib, so as to lift goods in and out of high-sided vessels.
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  • Where the face of the warehouse is sufficiently close to the water to permit of the crane rope plumbing the hatches without requiring a jib of excessive radius, it is a very convenient plan to place the whole crane on the warehouse roof.
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  • 18 shows a modern design of crane intended to command the maximum of yard space, and having some of the characteristics both of the Goliath and of the revolving jib crane, and fig.
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  • 19 depicts a combination of a traveller and a hanging jib crane.
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  • On arriving at a certain height the lift ceases and the jenny is released, and by the continued pull of the rope, it runs up the jib; on arriving at an adjustable stop, the jenny is again locked, and the load can be lowered out; the hook can then be raised, when the jenny is automatically unlocked, and on paying out the rope the jenny gravitates to its first position, when the load is lowered and the cycle repeated.
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  • In the Gartsherrie machine of Messrs Baird, the earliest of the flexible chain cutter type, the chain of cutters works round a fixed frame or jib projecting at right angles from the engine carriage, an arrangement which makes it necessary to cut from the end of the block of coal to the full depth, instead of holing into it from the face.
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  • The spinnaker halyard is used to lift the jib to a halyard lock.
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  • Strictly speaking, the name alludes to the arm or jib from which the load to be moved is suspended, but it is now used in a wider sense to include the whole mechanism by which a load is raised vertically and moved horizontally.
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  • Jib cranes can be subdivided into fixed cranes and portable cranes; in the former the central post or pivot is firmly fixed in a permanent position, while in the latter the whole crane is mounted on wheels, so that it may be transported from place to place.
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  • For dock-side jib cranes the use of electric power is making rapid strides.
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  • The limit of speed of lift of hand cranes has already been mentioned; for steam jib cranes average practice is represented by the.
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