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Noun: vang  vang
  1. (nautical) a strap or line which exerts downward pressure on the boom near where it joins the mast of a fore-and-aft rigged sailing boat
    - boom vang, kicking strap
     
  2. (nautical) a line extended down from the end of a yard or a gaff, used to regulate its position
    - kicking strap

Derived forms: vangs

Encyclopedia: Vang, Kalbajar