Meaning of crabbing
Pronunciation: (krab'ing), [key]
- the activity or occupation of fishing for crabs.
- a finishing process for reducing shrinkage and creasing of woolens and worsteds by stretching the fabric on a rotating cylinder and immersing in hot or, sometimes, cold water.
- the maneuver of heading partly into the wind to compensate for drift.
- crabbing (Thesaurus)