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IRON
MIDDLE
SPARRING
BALE
FORE-AND-AFT SAIL
UPRIGHT SPAR
FIRST SPAR
WEAPON
SHINAI
TOPMAST
LAST SPAR
SPAR SET UPRIGHT
SPINNAKER POLE
SUPPORT VARIOUS PIECES
VERTICAL SPAR
OPPOSITE SPAR
LINE FAST
ROLLING HITCH
SECOND SPAR
ICELAND SPAR
SPAR TORPEDOES
SPAR TORPEDO
HORIZONTAL SPAR
PART
STRONG
SUPPORT
TREAT
CONTROL
LOOSELY
FOUR
ROLL
PROCESS
FIG
PIASTS
BRANCHES
WAY
FAST
WOODEN
FOOT
LOOP
KNOTS
FIXING
EDGE
METHOD
FELDSPAR
CALCITE
Review of Short Phrases and Links

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Definitions

  1. Spar is a generic name used by mineralogists to refer to any non-metallic mineral that breaks easily to produce flat surfaces and which has a glassy luster.
  2. The spar was mounted on Hunley's bow and was designed to be used when the submarine was some six feet or more below the surface.
  3. Iceland spar is a transparent variety, exhibiting the strong double refraction of the species, and hence is called doubly refracting spar.
  4. Dogtooth spar is a speleothem found in limestone caves that consists of very large calcite crystals resembling dogs' teeth (hence the name).
  5. Iceland spar is a pure form of calcium carbonate and exhibits birefringence, or double refraction.

Iron

  1. Any plate of iron made to turn, open, and shut to confine a spar or boom, as, a studdingsail boom, or a boat's mast.

Middle

  1. Tying: Bring the rope in perpendicular to spar, in the middle of its length.

Sparring

  1. Often kung fu teachers are heard to say "train your form as if you were sparring and spar as if it were a form".

Bale

  1. Used to secure a rope to a spar or bale.

Fore-And-Aft Sail

  1. BOOM - Spar used to extend and control foot of fore-and-aft sail.

Upright Spar

  1. This lashing is started by tying a clove hitch to the upright spar under the spar crossing it.
  2. Start with a clove hitch on the upright spar.

First Spar

  1. Attach the rope to the first spar with a clove hitch.
  2. When you start the second time around, guide the rope to the inside of the existing wraps on the first spar.

Weapon

  1. The weapon is used by running the end of the spar into the enemy ship.

Shinai

  1. Description: The practitioners wear protective armor and use simulated swords (split bamboo called "shinai") to "spar" against one another.

Topmast

  1. A ship's lower mast is a made spar, her topmast is a whole spar.

Last Spar

  1. Then, tie a clove hitch on the last spar.
  2. Finally, place the last spar next to the middle spar.

Spar Set Upright

  1. MAST - A spar set upright to support rigging and sails.

Spinnaker Pole

  1. Spinnaker pole - A spar used to help control a spinnaker or other headsail.
  2. Downhaul - A line used to pull a spar, such as the spinnaker pole, or a sail, particularly the mainsail, down.

Support Various Pieces

  1. Spar – A wooden pole used to support various pieces of rigging and sails.

Vertical Spar

  1. Mast - The vertical spar or pole supportiung boom and sails.

Opposite Spar

  1. End with a clove hitch on opposite spar to start.

Line Fast

  1. The clove hitch is used to make a line fast to a spar, post or railing.

Rolling Hitch

  1. The Rolling Hitch is used for securing a rope to a spar.

Second Spar

  1. Make about three fraps around the lashing, and end up with a clove hitch on the second spar.
  2. Finally, tie a clove hitch on the second spar.

Iceland Spar

  1. Mineral deposits of Chengde include coal, iron, copper, molybdenum, manganese, titanium, fluorite, and Iceland spar.

Spar Torpedoes

  1. Spar torpedoes were often equipped with a barbed spear at the end, so it would stick to wooden hulls.

Spar Torpedo

  1. A spar torpedo was a mine attached to a long pole and detonated when the ship carrying it rammed another one.
  2. H.L. Hunley approached the steam sloop of war USS Housatonic and detonated a spar torpedo against her side.
  3. The locomotive torpedo (what we think of today as a torpedo) replaced the spar torpedo as a weapon for submarines and small boats in the 1870s.

Horizontal Spar

  1. Boom: - a horizontal spar attached to the bottom edge of of a sail, riding on the mast and controlled by sheet.
  2. Begin by tying a clove hitch on the vertical spar, under the horizontal spar.
  3. The horizontal spar should be on top of the vertical spar.

Part

  1. To break a spar or part a rope.

Strong

  1. He takes care of the herd and is a great babysitter for the young stallions who need somebody big and strong with which to spar.

Support

  1. Mast - a spar (in a ship, a very heavy one stepped in the keelson) formerly designed for the support of one or more sails.

Treat

  1. To use it as a bend, follow the same directions, but treat the two ends of cord that come around the spar as if they were the ends of two distinct cords.

Control

  1. Guy - A line used to control the end of a spar.
  2. Downhaul - A line used to control either a mobile spar, or the shape of a sail.

Loosely

  1. The Lark's Head knot is used to loosely attach a rope to a spar or ring.

Four

  1. GAFF A spar in a gaff rig (four sided sails) to which the top side of the sailed is attached.

Roll

  1. Furl – To roll or gather a sail against its mast or spar.

Process

  1. Then repeat the process about six inches from the other end of the spar.

Fig

  1. If you wish this still more secure, a single half-hitch may be taken with the line a couple of feet further along the spar (Fig.

Piasts

  1. For nearly two centuries the Piasts were to spar with each other, the clergy, and the nobility for the control over the divided kingdom.

Branches

  1. Sun International bought Malelane lodge and SPAR and Pick 'n Pay also invested in branches in the area.

Way

  1. Don Casey, the boat-maintenance guru, says your spar varnish will last indefinitely if you treat your teak this way and maintain the seal.

Fast

  1. When a line has to be made fast to a pile or spar quickly, the Clove Hitch is the simple, speedy answer.

Wooden

  1. Spar – A wooden, in later years also iron or steel pole used to support various pieces of rigging and sails.

Foot

  1. Boom – A spar attached to the foot of a fore-and-aft sail.
  2. Boom – A spar used to extend the foot of a sail.

Loop

  1. Grab the running part (already wrapped around the spar) and make a loop in it by twisting counterclockwise.

Knots

  1. If one of the knots comes off the spar when the load comes on the other team get a point.

Fixing

  1. Cringle – A rope loop, usually at the corners of a sail, for fixing the sail to a spar.

Edge

  1. G Gaff – 1. The spar that holds the upper edge of a four-sided fore-and-aft mounted sail.

Method

  1. Method: A. End of spar accessible Take at least four turns around the rail or spar (1); take more if an exceptionally secure hitch is required.
  2. Parbuckle – A method of lifting a roughly cylindrical object such as a spar.

Feldspar

  1. The Worth Spar Co., Inc., of Cobalt quarried three pegmatites on the property for feldspar from 1933 to 1935.

Calcite

  1. Class I rocks have mesocrystaline (easy to see individual crystals) calcite know as spar between the allochems.
  2. Spear-shaped crystals of calcite called dogtooth spar frequently line small pockets in the limestone rock.
  3. It is iceland spar that best demonstrates the unique property of calcite called double refraction.

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