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boom2 to extend or manipulate by means of a boom. [1/5 definitions]
crane a mechanical apparatus for lifting and moving heavy objects, having a tall, movable boom and a system of cables and pulleys. [1/6 definitions]
derrick a device for lifting and moving heavy loads, usu. consisting of a stationary mast and a rotating boom that projects upward from its base. [1/2 definitions]
flying jib a small, light, triangular sail mounted out beyond the jib, usu. on an extension of the jib boom.
Generation X the generation following the post-WWII baby boom, esp. those born in the U.S. and Canada in the 1960s and 1970s.
ghost town a town that has been completely abandoned, esp. a former boom town of the American West.
jackstay a rope or rod along a ship's yard, gaff, or boom to which one edge of a sail is fastened. [1/3 definitions]
jib3 the boom of a derrick or crane.
jibe1 to move a sail or boom to the other side while sailing before the wind. [2/4 definitions]
lugsail a four-sided sail lacking a boom, the upper edge of which is supported by a yard that crosses the mast obliquely.
spar1 a strong pole, esp. one that supports sails on a ship, such as the mast, boom, gaff, or yard. [1/3 definitions]
studdingsail a light auxiliary sail that is set outside a working sail on an extensible boom, usu. in fair weather.