[ US /ˈaʊˌtɹɪɡɝ/ ]
[ UK /a‍ʊtɹˈɪɡɐ/ ]
  1. a stabilizer for a canoe; spars attach to a shaped log or float parallel to the hull
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How To Use outrigger In A Sentence

  • It was either that or some boat that had built-in outriggers, each with its own dagger board (which was cunningly interchangeable with the rudder blade), and a central driving seat.
  • Two outrigger hulls provide stability and prevent the boat from capsizing.
  • Children in outriggers surrounded the ship for the better part of the day, making the entire affair seem like a county carnival.
  • This was a diversion from the profitless discussion, and Kohokumu and I dipped our paddles and raced the little outrigger canoe to the dancing pole. The Water Baby
  • There were banana gardens and pawpaw trees, and outriggers lazed on the lagoon.
  • This time we will be assembling an outrigger canoe.
  • The fishermen of the cooperative had a large outrigger canoe, fished in a traditional manner with nets and caught about 350 kilo of fish a day on average.
  • Mobilization is relatively simple, and, because there are no outriggers or other external bracing requirements, the unit can operate with minimal disruption of traffic.
  • Nearly a third of the primary hull was missing along with one of the outriggers.
  • The outrigger is a log of wood fixed at the end of two poles, which lie across the vessel, projecting eight or ten feet, according to her size. Captain Cook His Life, Voyages, and Discoveries
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