Rib"band (?), n.

A ribbon.



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Rib"*band` (?), n. [Rib + band.] [Written also riband, and ribbon.] Shipbuilding

A long, narrow strip of timber bent and bolted longitudinally to the ribs of a vessel, to hold them in position, and give rigidity to the framework.

Rib-band lines, oblique longitudinal sectionss of the hull of a vessel.



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