Definition of top hamper in English:

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top hamper

noun

[mass noun] Sailing
Sails, rigging, or other things above decks creating top-heavy weight or wind-resistant surfaces: a yacht with a large amount of top hamper
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  • The energising means for the rams may be mounted either upon the top hamper or within the body.
  • Current thoughts are that it suffers from too much top hamper, courtesy of that touring fairing.
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