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  • noun Plural form of outrigger.

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Examples

  • To compensate for how your lower legs splay outward, your body has been laying down bony outriggers from the femur downward, here and here, both sides.

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  • The outrigger canoe (Filipino and Indonesian: bangka; Māori: waka ama; Hawaiian: waʻa; Tahitian: vaʻa) is a type of canoe featuring one or more lateral support floats known as outriggers, which are fastened to one or both sides of the main hull

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  • These rows of "outriggers" became the signature of a Greene & Greene house, and were imitated in bungalows across the land.

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  • The smaller canoes, which were of one piece hollowed out by fire, usually had "outriggers," -- boards projecting from, and parallel to, the canoes -- to prevent their overturning, and occasionally two canoes were joined together for the same purpose, as, if unsupported, they were extremely liable to upset.

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  • Its length is from seven to ten yards, and as it is only from sixteen to thirty inches wide in its widest part, you understand why you want those "outriggers," or projecting iron frames with the rowlocks in which the oars play.

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  • Its length is from seven to ten yards, and as it is only from sixteen to thirty inches wide in its widest part, you understand why you want those "outriggers," or projecting iron frames with the rowlocks in which the oars play.

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  • Plus I have outriggers on my canoe to keep it from flipping when we shoot or move around.

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  • Because of their irregular shape (with various protrubences and outriggers), human-made objects tend to visibly twist and turn whilst natural objects, being more regular in shape, tend to just bore straight down.

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  • In all, the Stanford team examined ninety-six functional features—such as how the hull was constructed or the way outriggers were attached—that could contribute to the seaworthiness of the canoes and thus have a bearing on fishing success or survival during migration or warfare.

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  • Plus I have outriggers on my canoe to keep it from flipping when we shoot or move around.

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