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jibe1

jibe (gybe)1

 
pronunciation:
jaIb
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb, noun
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: jibed, jibes, jibing
definition 1: to move a sail or boom to the other side while sailing before the wind.
definition 2: to steer a sailing vessel so that a sail moves in such a way.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to cause (a sail or boom) to move to the other side of a vessel sailing before the wind.
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part of speech: noun
definition: the action of jibing.
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