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outhaul

[out-hawl] /ˈaʊtˌhɔl/
noun, Nautical
1.
a rope used for hauling out a sail on a boom, yard, etc.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40; out- + haul
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  • In practice, steel wire rope is a physical and mental barrier to achieving desired lateral outhaul distances.
British Dictionary definitions for outhaul

outhaul

/ˈaʊtˌhɔːl/
noun
1.
(nautical) a line or cable for tightening the foot of a sail by hauling the clew out along the boom or yard Also outhauler
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