- (of a sail) in position and ready for trimming.
- (of a yard) hoisted and ready to be fastened in position.
- (of an upper mast) unfastened and ready for lowering.
Origin of atrip
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- (postpositive) nautical (of an anchor) no longer caught on the bottom; tripped; aweigh
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