1) in tree pruning or removal. method of using ropes and hardware to control or direct the descent of cut material or to handle heavy loads. 2) with cranes. loaders. or other equipment. method of using ropes and hardware to lift heavy loads.
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Rigging (from Anglo-Saxon wrigan or wringing, "to clothe") is the apparatus through which the force of the wind is used to propel sailboats and sailing ships forward. This includes masts, yards, sails, and cordage.[disputed ]