atrip definition

  • adjective:
    • simply away from the underside. Used of an anchor.
    • simply clear of the ground.
    • Sheeted home, hoisted taut up and prepared for cutting.
    • Hoisted up and prepared be influenced across.
    • (of an anchor) only away from the bottom
    • Just clear of the bottom. Used of an anchor.
    • Just clear of the floor.
    • Sheeted residence, hoisted taut up and prepared for cutting.
    • Hoisted up-and willing to be influenced across.
    • (of an anchor) simply away from the base
  • adverb:
    • simply hove clear of the ground; -- stated of this anchor.
    • Sheeted house, hoisted taut up-and ready for trimming; -- stated of sails.
    • Hoisted up-and prepared be influenced across; -- said of yards.
    • only hove away from the floor; -- stated regarding the anchor.
    • Sheeted house, hoisted tight up-and prepared for cutting; -- stated of sails.
    • Hoisted up-and willing to be swayed across; -- stated of yards.
  • others:
    • Nautical: only raised from ground in weighing: stated of an anchor.
    • Hoisted through the limit, sheeted house, and prepared for trimming: said of sails.
    • Swayed up, ready to possess stops cut for crossing: stated of yards.
    • getting the fid loosed: said of an upper mast.
    • Nautical: simply raised through the floor in weighing: said of an anchor.
    • Hoisted from the limit, sheeted home, and prepared for trimming: said of sails.
    • Swayed up, willing to possess stops cut for crossing: said of yards.
    • getting the fid loosed: stated of an upper mast.

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