preventer

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

preventer (plural preventers)

Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia

  1. One who, or that which, prevents.
  2. (nautical) An arrangement, made with ropes and blocks, that prevents the boom of a sailing boat from performing a jibe.
  3. (nautical) Any of various lines set up to reinforce or relieve ordinary running or standing rigging.

Translations[edit]