noun, plural rigaudons
[French ree-goh-dawn] /French ri goʊˈdɔ̃/ (Show IPA)
noun, Astronomy. 1. a first-magnitude star in the constellation Orion. noun 1. the brightest star, Beta Orionis, in the constellation Orion: a very luminous and extremely remote bluish-white supergiant, a double star. Visual magnitude: 0.12; spectral type: B8I Rigel (rī’jəl) A very bright, bluish-white supergiant star in the constellation Orion. It is a binary star, […]
[ken-tawr-uh s] /kɛnˈtɔr əs/ noun, Astronomy. 1. Alpha Centauri.
verb (used with object), rigged, rigging. 1. Chiefly Nautical. to put in proper order for working or use. to fit (a ship, mast, etc.) with the necessary shrouds, stays, etc. to fit (shrouds, stays, sails, etc.) to the mast, yard, or the like. 2. to furnish or provide with equipment, clothing, etc.; fit (usually followed […]
noun 1. a person who rigs. 2. a person whose occupation is the fitting of the rigging of ships. 3. a person who works with hoisting tackle, cranes, scaffolding, etc. 4. a protective structure around a construction site. 5. Aeronautics. a mechanic skilled in the assembly, adjustment, and alignment of aircraft control surfaces, wings, and […]