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Definition 1: any triangular fore-and-aft sail (set forward of the foremast) - [noun denoting artifact]

(jib is a kind of ...) any sail not set on a yard and whose normal position is in a fore-and-aft direction

(... is a kind of jib ) the outermost of two or more jibs

Definition 2: shift from one side of the ship to the other - [verb of motion]

Samples where jib or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The sail jibbed wildly

Synonyms for jib in the sense of this definition

(jib is a kind of ...) travel on water propelled by wind

"I love sailing, especially on the open sea" "the ship sails on"

Synonyms for jib in the sense of this definition

(jib is a kind of ...) refuse to go along with; refuse to follow; be disobedient

"He disobeyed his supervisor and was fired"

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