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fairlead definition

  • noun:
    • Nautical a tool such as for example a ring or block of lumber with a hole inside whereby rigging is passed away to put on it set up or prevent it from snagging or chafing.
    • A device to guide a line, line or cable around an object or off the beaten track, or even stop it from moving laterally
    • a pulley-block always guide a rope creating part of a ship's rigging in order to prevent chafing
    • Nautical A device such as for instance a ring or block of lumber with a hole inside by which rigging is passed to carry it positioned or avoid it from snagging or chafing.
    • a computer device to guide a line, line or cable around an object or out-of-the-way, or even to stop it from moving laterally
    • a pulley-block used to guide a rope creating part of a ship's rigging in order to avoid chafing
    • Nautical a tool such as a ring or block of timber with a hole inside it by which rigging is passed away to carry it in position or avoid it from snagging or chafing.
    • a tool to guide a line, rope or cable around an object or straightened out, or even to end it from going laterally
    • a pulley-block familiar with guide a rope forming section of a ship's rigging to avoid chafing
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