jib Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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jibnoun [C]

uk   us   /dʒɪb/ specialized

jib noun [C] (BOAT)

sailing a ​smallsail in the ​shape of a ​triangle, ​positioned in ​front of the ​mainsail on a ​boat

jib noun [C] (LIFTING TOOL)

engineering a ​longhorizontalframe that ​sticks out from a crane and from which the hookhangs
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