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General dictionaries General (17 matching dictionaries)
  1. jackstay: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. jackstay: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. jackstay: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. jackstay: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. jackstay: Wordnik [home, info]
  6. jackstay: Wiktionary [home, info]
  7. jackstay: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  8. jackstay: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  9. jackstay: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  10. Jackstay, jackstay: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  11. Jackstay (diving), Jackstay: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  12. Jackstay: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  13. jackstay: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  14. Jackstay: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  15. jackstay: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  16. jackstay: The Phrontistery - A Dictionary of Obscure Words [home, info]
  17. jackstay: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. jackstay: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Jackstay, Jackstay: Latitude Mexico [home, info]


Quick definitions from Wiktionary (jackstay)

noun:  (nautical) A stay (rope, bar or batten), running along a ship's yard, to which is attached the head of a square sail.
noun:  (nautical) A cable between two ships or from a ship to a fixed point which can be used to support a load during transfer of personnel or materiel along the cable.
noun:  (nautical) A line (rope, webbing or cable), attached to a boat at the ends, to which a safety harness can be clipped to restrain falling in rough conditions and to prevent falling overboard.
noun:  (underwater diving) A line fixed at both ends, which may be used to guide a load or a diver along the route of the line. Uses include guidance to and from the underwater work site, and as a means of controlling an underwater search.

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