atrip

atrip

[uh-trip]
adjective Nautical.
2.
(of a sail) in position and ready for trimming.
3.
(of a yard) hoisted and ready to be fastened in position.
4.
(of an upper mast) unfastened and ready for lowering.

Origin:
1620–30; a-1 + trip

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atrip (əˈtrɪp)
 
adj
(postpositive) nautical (of an anchor) no longer caught on the bottom; tripped; aweigh

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