Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Nautical A device such as a ring or block of wood with a hole in it through which rigging is passed to hold it in place or prevent it from snagging or chafing.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A device to guide a line, rope or cable around an object or out of the way, or to stop it from moving laterally

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a pulley-block used to guide a rope forming part of a ship's rigging to avoid chafing

Etymologies

fair +‎ lead (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The knot will keep the line from pulling through the turning block or fairlead.

    Sailing Fundamentals

  • And how the shape of the jib sails affected by halyard tension, sheet tension and fairlead position.

    Boats and Boating Online Resource Center. Find Boating News, Products and Services. Boating RSS Feed Available.

  • This product comes with circuit breaker protector, weather sealed solenoid contactor, 4-way roller fairlead and heavy duty latched hook with thimble.

    Amazon.com Gold Box Deals

  • Significant awards during the quarter included connector orders for Petrobras' Papa Terra TLP project and fairlead orders for Chevron's Jack/St. Malo project.

    Oil States Announces Third Quarter Earnings of $0.88 per Share - Yahoo! Finance

  • In a section called upperworks, a term unfamiliar to me, a chock is called a fairlead, the function of a hank is not clear, nor is that of a turnbuckle, and what we on the East Coast call a jam cleat is identified as a "clam cleat."

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol XIV No 1

  • Hacks, Reviews, Videos, Mods, Forums hummer dealers raleigh durham nc hummer h2 for sale camping gear hummer for sale dual step up bar h3 hummer bikini hummer h2 for sale dealer tn hummer h2 sale diesel motors hummer h2 for cologne price hummer h2 for dirt bike 200 hummer drl replacement hummer h2 for dealership in george town tx hummer dealers of atlanta georgia hummer h2 sale commercial asian girl hummer dealerships in pueblo colorado hummer cartoon cars hummer battery powered ride on toys hummer h2 for diecast truck hummer h2 sale dealership 2010 hummer audio hummer h2 sale carrier hummer backpacks hummer diesel hummer crome parts hummer h2 for sale extras hummer dealership indiana hummer h2 for bluetooth hummer cheap lease hummer h2 sale au adelaide hummer colone hummer becomes a separate dealership hummer buffalo ny hummer dealership uk hummer h2 for sale crash test photos hummer h2 for c64 hummer car tires hummer capacitor hummer for sale club on drummond island hummer for sale field orland florida hummer h2 for sale dealers illinois hummer electric toys hummer deal with china in trouble hummer cummings conversion hummer h2 for boards hummer h2 sale cheap tires hummer deep hot wet oral hummer for sale bluetooth headset hummer for sale comparisons hummer h2 sale dealer incentives hummer for sale dealers 11563 hummer for sale crash test ratung hummer for sale anphibian hummer die cast promotional items hummer body accessories hummer diesel hummer commercial asian girl hummer for sale dealerships in wyoming hummer car rental hummer h2 for sale dealerships in inland empire hummer dealer austintown hummer h2 for sale and son honey hummer dealers in youngstown ohio hummer bike parts hummer h2 for car rental hummer body for the lst hummer h2 for engine setup hummer h2 sale cheap tires hummer dealership in charlotte nc hummer dealer 23665 hummer and twin and sheets hummer dearler hummer big brake kit hummer dealersd hummer dealersd hummer h2 for sale babes hummer dealerships utah hummer h2 for bluetooth headset hummer for sale building kit hummer h2 sale dealers ga hummer h2 for conquest cash rebate hummer h2 for sale bicycle for children hummer dealer in mo hummer biodiesel hummer crash photos hummer cologne hummer for sale bird hummer h2 sale dealers in louisville ky hummer h2 for cars in beirut hummer h2 for and prius and energy hummer h2 for dealer colorda hummer dealer 23665 hummer coloring pages to print hummer h2 sale blows hummer brush gaurds hummer dealers in michigan hummer country hummer for sale economy car hummer appreal hummer h2 for armor hummer h2 sale and sheets and twin hummer h2 sale club in md hummer h2 for dealerships hummer for sale dealers raleigh durham nc hummer budget truck hummer h2 sale commercial hummer and teabag hummer dealer ships hummer crash test photos hummer h2 for sale asap fiberglass bumpers hummer h2 sale bird sugar water hummer h2 sale backpack vacuum hummer diesel motors hummer chassis hummer h2 sale fairlead hummer birthday cakes hummer dealers in new england usa hummer h2 for sale dealership in george town tx hummer dealer in dayton oh hummer h2 for sale dealer in wa hummer car embroidery design hummer h2 for sale daddy limo houston hummer h2 for clothes hummer electric brake wiring harness hummer h2 for crome hummer for sale diesel conversions california hummer cape cod hummer coff road classes hummer h2 sale factory plastic grille hummer h2 for dealership chicago il hummer for sale dealer tn hummer for sale dealers in baton rouge hummer h2 for electic bike hummer autocad drawings hummer asset management hummer for sale auto hummer h2 for and trail hummer for sale dealers ny hummer h2 for sale dealership cleveland ohio hummer deales in co ca hummer badlands hummer h2 for bette hummer electic bike hummer for sale appare hummer electronic deer alert hummer end of line hummer dearler hummer event in michigan hummer dealers in ct hummer h2 for sale charleston wv hummer h2 sale engine fan clutch hummer factory hummer auto service killeen texas hummer camper conversion hummer bird feeder hummer dealer pittsburg pa hummer eye glasses hummer h2 sale construction pooler ga hummer commerical asian girl hummer h2 for sale auto hummer h2 for el paso hummer dual step up bar h3 hummer for sale bass tab hummer dog hummer billet accessories hummer for sale dealers irvine hummer daddy limo hummer h2 sale event in michigan hummer h2 for dealerships in atlanta hummer h2 sale delaware

    PSP3D.com - Sony PlayStation Portable News, Homebrew, Hacks, Reviews, Videos, Mods, Forums

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.