Meaning of OUTRIGGER in English

OUTRIGGER

noun Date: 1742 1. a projection with a float or a shaped log at the end attached to a boat to prevent capsizing, a spar or projecting beam run out from a ship's side to help secure the masts or from a mast to extend a rope or sail, a boat equipped with an ~, a projecting member run out from a main structure to provide additional stability or to support something

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