jury-rig definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To rig or build for short-term disaster usage; improvise: The survivors associated with wreck jury-rigged some fishing equipment.
    • to rig for short-term solution; to construct flimsily and in makeshift manner. See jury, a.
  • verb:
    • In order to make an improvised rigging or installation from whatever can be obtained.
    • generate a makeshift, ad hoc answer from resources in front of you.
  • noun:
    • An improvised rigging.
    • Nautical, a short-term rig when the permanent rig has-been disabled.

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