Jib means: A triangular sail set upon a stay or halyard extending from the foremast or fore-topmast to the bowsprit or the jib boom. Large vessels often carry several jibe; as, inner jib; outer jib; flying jib; etc.
Jib means: The projecting arm of a crane, from which the load is suspended.
Jib means: To move restively backward or sidewise, -- said of a horse; to balk.
Jibber means: A horse that jibs.
Jibed means: of Jibe
Jibing means: of Jibe
Jibe means: To shift, as the boom of a fore-and-aft sail, from one side of a vessel to the other when the wind is aft or on the quarter. See Gybe.
Jibe means: To change a ship's course so as to cause a shifting of the boom. See Jibe, v. t., and Gybe.
Jibe means: To agree; to harmonize.
Jiffy means: A moment; an instant; as, I will be ready in a jiffy.
Zythum means: A kind of ancient malt beverage; a liquor made from malt and wheat.
Zythepsary means: A brewery.
Zythem means: See Zythum.
Zymotic means: Designating, or pertaining to, a certain class of diseases. See Zymotic disease, below.
Zymotic means: Of, pertaining to, or caused by, fermentation.
Zymosis means: A zymotic disease.
Zymosis means: A fermentation; hence, an analogous process by which an infectious disease is believed to be developed.
Zymose means: Invertin.
Zymophyte means: A bacteroid ferment.
Zymosimeter means: An instrument for ascertaining the degree of fermentation occasioned by the mixture of different liquids, and the degree of heat which they acquire in fermentation.
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