n.1.(Naut.) Dress; tackle; especially (Naut.), the ropes, chains, etc., that support the masts and spars of a vessel, and serve as purchases for adjusting the sails, etc. See Illustr. of Ship and Sails.
Running rigging
(Naut.) all those ropes used in bracing the yards, making and shortening sail, etc., such as braces, sheets, halyards, clew lines, and the like.
Standing rigging
(Naut.) the shrouds and stays.
Noun1.Riggingrigging - gear consisting of ropes etc. supporting a ship's masts and sails
Synonyms: tackle
2.rigging - formation of masts, spars, sails, etc., on a vessel
Synonyms: rig
accouterments, advocate, alpenstock, anchor chain, anchor rode, apparatus, apparel, appliances, appointments, appurtenances, arm, armament, artifice, athletic supporter, attire, back, backbone, backing, backropes, bandeau, bear raid, bearer, becket, block, boltrope, bow fast, bowline, bra, brace, bracer, bracket, brail, brassiere, breast fast, bull raid, buntline, buttress, cabal, cane, carrier, cervix, clothing, collusion, complicity, complot, confederacy, connivance, conspiracy, contrivance, contriving, conveniences, cordage, cording, corner, corner in, corset, counterplot, covin, crook, crossjack brace, crutch, deadeye, deep-laid plot, downhaul, dress, duds, duffel, earing, engineering, equipage, equipment, facilities, facility, fast, finagling, finesse, fittings, fixtures, flying jib martingale, flying jib stay, footropes, fore-skysail brace, fore-skysail lift, fore-topgallant shroud, fore-topgallant stay, fore-topmast backstay, fore-topsail lift, foreganger, foreroyal backstay, foreroyal lift, forerunner, forestay, foretack, foundation garment, frame-up, fulcrum, furnishings, furniture, game, gasket, gear, girdle, grab rope, guess-rope, guess-warp, guest rope, gunter, guy, guywire, halyard, harbor gasket, hawser, head fast, impedimenta, installations, intrigue, jock, jockstrap, kit, lanyard, lee sheet, lee tack, lifeline, lift, little game, machination, machinery, main brace, main-skysail brace, main-trysail vang, mainsheet, mainstay, maintainer, maneuvering, manipulation, martingale, mast, materiel, messenger, mizzen stay, mizzen-royal lift, mizzen-royal stay, mizzen-skysail brace, mizzen-skysail lift, mizzen-skysail stay, mizzen-topgallant lift, mizzen-topgallant stay, mizzen-topmast stay, mizzen-topsail lift, monopoly, munition, munitions, neck, outfit, outhaul, painter, paraphernalia, pennant hoist, plant, plot, plotting, plumbing, port tack, preventer backstay, prop, raid, raiment, ratline, reinforce, reinforcement, reinforcer, rest, resting place, rig, ropes, ropework, roping, running rigging, scheme, schemery, scheming, sea gasket, service, serving, sheet, shoulder, shroud, span, spanker peak halyard, spanker sheet, spine, spring, sprit, staff, standing rigging, starboard tack, stave, stay, stick, stiffener, stirrup, stock-in-trade, stratagem, strengthener, support, supporter, sustainer, tack, tackle, tackling, things, togs, trick, underplot, upholder, utensils, walking stick, wash sale, washing, weather sheet, web of intrigue, whipping, whisker jumper, wire-pulling
Translate Rigging to German, Translate Rigging to French
rig out
rig up
Riga fir
rigger brush
-- Rigging --
Riggs' disease
right along
Right and left
Right and left coupling
Right and left screw
right angle
right ascension
right atrioventricular valve
right atrium
right atrium of the heart
right away
Right Bank
Right bower
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