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for Inner jib
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Inner \In"ner\ ([i^]n"n[~e]r), a. [AS. innera, a compar. fr.
inne within, fr. in in. See In.]
1. Further in; interior; internal; not outward; as, an inner
2. Of or pertaining to the spirit or its phenomena.
This attracts the soul,
Governs the inner man, the nobler part. --Milton.
3. Not obvious or easily discovered; obscure.
Inner house (Scot.), the first and second divisions of the
court of Session at Edinburgh; also, the place of their
Inner jib (Naut.), a fore-and-aft sail set on a stay
running from the fore-topmast head to the jib boom.
Inner plate (Arch.), the wall plate which lies nearest to
the center of the roof, in a double-plated roof.
Inner post (Naut.), a piece brought on at the fore side of
the main post, to support the transoms.
Inner square (Carp.), the angle formed by the inner edges
of a carpenter's square.
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