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English definition of “rigging”

rigging

noun [U] (SHIP'S ROPES)    /ˈrɪɡ.ɪŋ/
the ropes that support and control a ship's sailsParts of ships and boats
(Definition of rigging noun (SHIP'S ROPES) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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