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oil rig in the North Sea

rig

 (rĭg)
tr.v. rigged, rig·ging, rigs
1. To provide with a harness or equipment; fit out.
2. Nautical
a. To equip (a ship) with sails, shrouds, and yards.
b. To fit (sails or shrouds, for example) to masts and yards.
3. Informal To dress, clothe, or adorn: The costumer rigged out the actors in peasant clothing.
4. To make or construct in haste or in a makeshift manner: rig up a tent for the night.
5. To manipulate dishonestly for personal gain: rig a prizefight; rig stock prices.
n.
1. Nautical The arrangement of masts, spars, and sails on a sailing vessel.
2. Special equipment or gear used for a particular purpose.
3.
a. A truck or tractor.
b. A tractor-trailer.
c. A vehicle with one or more horses harnessed to it.
4. The special apparatus used for drilling oil wells and extracting the oil.
5. Western US See saddle.
6. Informal A costume or an outfit: wore an outlandish rig to the office.
7. Fishing tackle.

[Middle English riggen, probably of Scandinavian origin; akin to Norwegian rigga, to bind.]

rig

(rɪɡ)
vb (tr) , rigs, rigging or rigged
1. (Nautical Terms) nautical to equip (a vessel, mast, etc) with (sails, rigging, etc)
2. (Nautical Terms) nautical to set up or prepare ready for use
3. (Aeronautics) to put the components of (an aircraft, etc) into their correct positions
4. to manipulate in a fraudulent manner, esp for profit: to rig prices; to rig an election.
n
5. (Nautical Terms) nautical the distinctive arrangement of the sails, masts, and other spars of a vessel
6. (Mining & Quarrying) the installation used in drilling for and exploiting natural oil and gas deposits: an oil rig. In full: drilling rig
7. apparatus or equipment; gear
8. (Broadcasting) an amateur radio operator's transmitting and receiving set
9. US and Canadian a carriage together with one or more horses
10. (Automotive Engineering) chiefly US and Canadian an articulated lorry
[C15: from Scandinavian; related to Norwegian rigga to wrap]

rig

(rɪɡ)
n
(Agriculture) dialect Scot and Northern English a ridge or raised strip of unploughed land in a ploughed field
[a variant of ridge]

rig

(rɪg)

v. rigged, rig•ging,
n. v.t.
1. to fit (a ship, mast, etc.) with rigging.
2. to furnish with equipment or clothing (usu. fol. by out or up).
3. to assemble, install, or prepare (often fol. by up).
4. to manipulate fraudulently: to rig prices.
n.
5. the arrangement of the masts, spars, sails, etc., on a boat or ship.
6. apparatus designed for some purpose: a hi-fi rig; oil-drilling rig.
7. a tractor-trailer.
8. a carriage or wagon together with its horse.
9. costume; clothing.
[1480–90; probably < Scandinavian; compare Norwegian, Swedish rigg (n.), rigga (v.)]

rig

, rigging - A ship's rig is the arrangement of masts, sails, etc.; the rigging is the system of ropes or chains supporting these.
See also related terms for rigging.

rig


Past participle: rigged
Gerund: rigging

Imperative
rig
rig
Present
I rig
you rig
he/she/it rigs
we rig
you rig
they rig
Preterite
I rigged
you rigged
he/she/it rigged
we rigged
you rigged
they rigged
Present Continuous
I am rigging
you are rigging
he/she/it is rigging
we are rigging
you are rigging
they are rigging
Present Perfect
I have rigged
you have rigged
he/she/it has rigged
we have rigged
you have rigged
they have rigged
Past Continuous
I was rigging
you were rigging
he/she/it was rigging
we were rigging
you were rigging
they were rigging
Past Perfect
I had rigged
you had rigged
he/she/it had rigged
we had rigged
you had rigged
they had rigged
Future
I will rig
you will rig
he/she/it will rig
we will rig
you will rig
they will rig
Future Perfect
I will have rigged
you will have rigged
he/she/it will have rigged
we will have rigged
you will have rigged
they will have rigged
Future Continuous
I will be rigging
you will be rigging
he/she/it will be rigging
we will be rigging
you will be rigging
they will be rigging
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been rigging
you have been rigging
he/she/it has been rigging
we have been rigging
you have been rigging
they have been rigging
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been rigging
you will have been rigging
he/she/it will have been rigging
we will have been rigging
you will have been rigging
they will have been rigging
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been rigging
you had been rigging
he/she/it had been rigging
we had been rigging
you had been rigging
they had been rigging
Conditional
I would rig
you would rig
he/she/it would rig
we would rig
you would rig
they would rig
Past Conditional
I would have rigged
you would have rigged
he/she/it would have rigged
we would have rigged
you would have rigged
they would have rigged
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rig - gear (including necessary machinery) for a particular enterpriserig - gear (including necessary machinery) for a particular enterprise
drill rig, drilling rig, oil rig, oilrig - rig used in drilling for oil or gas
appurtenance, paraphernalia, gear - equipment consisting of miscellaneous articles needed for a particular operation or sport etc.
2.rig - a truck consisting of a tractor and trailer togetherrig - a truck consisting of a tractor and trailer together
semitrailer, semi - a trailer having wheels only in the rear; the front is supported by the towing vehicle
tandem trailer - trucking rig with two trailers in tandem
trailer - a large transport conveyance designed to be pulled by a truck or tractor
motortruck, truck - an automotive vehicle suitable for hauling
3.rig - formation of masts, spars, sails, etc., on a vessel
Bermuda rig, Bermudan rig, Bermudian rig, Marconi rig - a rig of triangular sails for a yacht
cat rig - rig of a catboat
fore-and-aft rig - rig in which the principal sails are fore-and-aft
formation - a particular spatial arrangement
lateen-rig - the rig on a lateen-rigged sailing vessel
4.rig - a set of clothing (with accessories)rig - a set of clothing (with accessories); "his getup was exceedingly elegant"
attire, garb, dress - clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion; "formal attire"; "battle dress"
bib-and-tucker - an attractive outfit; "she wore her best bib-and-tucker"
ensemble - a coordinated outfit (set of clothing)
playsuit - a sports outfit for women or children; usually consists of shorts and a blouse
trousseau - the personal outfit of a bride; clothes and accessories and linens
5.rig - gear used in fishingrig - gear used in fishing      
bobber, bobfloat, cork, bob - a small float usually made of cork; attached to a fishing line
fishhook - a sharp barbed hook for catching fish
fishing line - a length of cord to which the leader and float and sinker and hook are attached
fishing pole, fishing rod - a rod of wood or steel or fiberglass that is used in fishing to extend the fishing line
gaff - an iron hook with a handle; used for landing large fish
appurtenance, paraphernalia, gear - equipment consisting of miscellaneous articles needed for a particular operation or sport etc.
gig - a cluster of hooks (without barbs) that is drawn through a school of fish to hook their bodies; used when fish are not biting
harpoon - a spear with a shaft and barbed point for throwing; used for catching large fish or whales; a strong line is attached to it
landing net - a bag-shaped fishnet on a long handle to take a captured fish from the water
reel - winder consisting of a revolving spool with a handle; attached to a fishing rod
fishgig, fizgig, gig, lance, spear - an implement with a shaft and barbed point used for catching fish
spinner - fisherman's lure; revolves when drawn through the water
6.rig - a vehicle with wheels drawn by one or more horses
axletree - a dead axle on a carriage or wagon that has terminal spindles on which the wheels revolve
barouche - a horse-drawn carriage having four wheels; has an outside seat for the driver and facing inside seats for two couples and a folding top
brougham - light carriage; pulled by a single horse
buckboard - an open horse-drawn carriage with four wheels; has a seat attached to a flexible board between the two axles
buggy, roadster - a small lightweight carriage; drawn by a single horse
cabriolet, cab - small two-wheeled horse-drawn carriage; with two seats and a folding hood
caroche - a luxurious carriage suitable for nobility in the 16th and 17th century
shay, chaise - a carriage consisting of two wheels and a calash top; drawn by a single horse
chariot - a light four-wheel horse-drawn ceremonial carriage
clarence - a closed carriage with four wheels and seats for four passengers
coach-and-four, four-in-hand, coach - a carriage pulled by four horses with one driver
droshky, drosky - an open horse-drawn carriage with four wheels; formerly used in Poland and Russia
gharry - a horse-drawn carriage in India
gig - small two-wheeled horse-drawn carriage; with two seats and no hood
hackney, hackney carriage, hackney coach - a carriage for hire
hansom, hansom cab - a two-wheeled horse-drawn covered carriage with the driver's seat above and behind the passengers
horse-drawn vehicle - a wheeled vehicle drawn by one or more horses
landau - a four-wheel covered carriage with a roof divided into two parts (front and back) that can be let down separately
post chaise - closed horse-drawn carriage with four wheels; formerly used to transport passengers and mail
rumble - a servant's seat (or luggage compartment) in the rear of a carriage
stanhope - a light open horse-drawn carriage with two or four wheels and one seat
surrey - a light four-wheeled horse-drawn carriage; has two or four seats
trap - a light two-wheeled carriage
troika - a Russian carriage pulled by three horses abreast
7.rig - the act of swindling by some fraudulent scheme; "that book is a fraud"
cozenage, scam - a fraudulent business scheme
fraud - intentional deception resulting in injury to another person
bunco, bunco game, bunko, bunko game, con game, confidence game, confidence trick, flimflam, gyp, hustle, con, sting - a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property
pyramiding - a fraudulent business practice involving some form of pyramid scheme e.g., the chain of distribution is artificially expanded by an excessive number of distributors selling to other distributors at progressively higher wholesale prices until retail prices are unnecessarily inflated
holdout - the act of hiding playing cards in a gambling game so they are available for personal use later
swiz - British slang for a swindle
shell game, thimblerig - a swindling sleight-of-hand game; victim guesses which of three things a pellet is under
Verb1.rig - arrange the outcome of by means of deceit; "rig an election"
chisel, cheat - engage in deceitful behavior; practice trickery or fraud; "Who's chiseling on the side?"
2.rig - manipulate in a fraudulent manner; "rig prices"
price - determine the price of; "The grocer priced his wares high"
3.rig - connect or secure to; "They rigged the bomb to the ignition"
fasten, fix, secure - cause to be firmly attached; "fasten the lock onto the door"; "she fixed her gaze on the man"
4.rig - equip with sails or masts; "rig a ship"
equip, fit out, outfit, fit - provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose; "The expedition was equipped with proper clothing, food, and other necessities"

rig

verb
1. fix, doctor, engineer (informal), arrange, fake, manipulate, juggle, tamper with, fiddle with (informal), falsify, trump up, gerrymander She accused her opponents of rigging the vote.
2. (Nautical) equip, fit out, kit out, outfit, supply, turn out, provision, furnish, accoutre He had rigged the dinghy for a sail.
rig something up set up, build, construct, put up, arrange, assemble, put together, erect, improvise, fix up, throw together, cobble together I rigged up a shelter with a tarpaulin.

rig

verb
To supply what is needed for some activity or purpose:
noun
1. Things needed for a task, journey, or other purpose:
accouterment (often used in plural), apparatus, equipment, gear, material (used in plural), materiel, outfit, paraphernalia, tackle, thing (used in plural), turnout.
2. Informal. A set or style of clothing:
costume, dress, garb, guise, habiliment (often used in plural), outfit, turnout.
Informal: getup.
Translations
أجْهِزَة وَمِعَدّاتأشْرِعَة السَّفينَه وَصواريهاجِهَازُ الـحَفْرهَيْكَل تَنقيب عن النَّفْطيُزَوِّد السَّفينَه بالأشْرِعَه
vrtná věžvýbavavybavenízařízeníplachtoví
boreplatformrigge tilrigningudstyr
öljynporaustorni
bušilica
borturnbúa útreiîabúnaîurútbúnaîur, áhöld
掘削装置
굴착장치
aptaisytiburių ir takelažo įrangaįtaisaiįtaisyti bures ir takelažąsulipdyti
aprīkojumsaptakelētiekārtaierīcetakelāža
pripevniť laná a plachty
rigg
แท่นเจาะน้ำมัน
dàn khoan

rig

[rɪg]
A. N
1. (Naut) → aparejo m
2. (also oil rig) (on land) → torre f de perforación; (at sea) → plataforma f petrolífera
3. (o.f.) (= outfit) (also rig out) → vestimenta f, atuendo m
B. VT
1. (Naut) [+ ship] → aparejar, equipar
2. (= fix dishonestly) [+ election, competition] → amañar; [+ prices] → manipular
the government had got it all riggedel gobierno lo había arreglado todo de modo fraudulento
to rig the market (Comm) → manipular la lonja or la bolsa
it was riggedhubo tongo
rig out VT + ADV
1. (Naut) → proveer (with de) → equipar (with con)
2. (= dress) → ataviar, vestir
to rig sb out in sthataviar or vestir a algn de algo
to be rigged out in a new dresslucir un vestido nuevo
rig up VT + ADV (= build) → improvisar (fig) (= arrange) → organizar, trabar
we'll see what we can rig upveremos si podemos arreglar algo

rig

[ˈrɪg]
n
(also oil rig) (on land)derrick m; (at sea)plate-forme f pétrolière
(also gas rig) (on land)usine f à gaz; (at sea)plate-forme f de forage
(US) (= truck) → semi-remorque m
vt
[+ election, vote, match, game, race, lottery] → truquer
[+ ship, boat, mast] → gréer
rig out
vt sep
to be rigged out in sth [person] → porter qch
to be rigged out as sth → être déguisé(e) en qch
to rig o.s. out in sth → se mettre qch
to rig o.s. out as sth → se déguiser en qch
rig up
vt sep [+ shelter, curtain, device] → improviser

rig

n
(Naut) → Takelage f, → Takelung f
(= oil rig)(Öl)förderturm m; (offshore) → Ölbohrinsel f
(inf: = outfit: also rig-out) → Ausrüstung f; in full rigin großer Aufmachung, in voller Montur (inf)
(inf: = articulated lorry) → Sattelschlepper m
vt
(Naut) → auftakeln
(fig) election, market etcmanipulieren; to rig the votedie Wahlergebnisse manipulieren; it was rigged!das war Manipulation

rig

[rɪg]
1. n (oil rig) → impianto di trivellazione (per il petrolio); (offshore) → piattaforma petrolifera or di trivellazione
2. vt
a. (election, competition) → truccare; (prices) → manipolare (also rig up) (equipment, device) → improvvisare, mettere su
b. (boat) → armare
rig out vt + adv (Brit) → attrezzare (pej) → abbigliare, agghindare
to rig out (as/in) → vestire (da/in)
rig up vt + adv (also) (fig) → improvvisare, mettere su

rig

(rig) past tense, past participle rigged verb
to fit (a ship) with ropes and sails.
noun
1. an oil-rig.
2. any special equipment, tools etc for some purpose.
3. the arrangement of sails etc of a sailing-ship.
ˈrigging noun
the ropes etc which control a ship's masts and sails.
rig out to dress: She was rigged out in rather odd clothes ( noun ˈrig-out: She was wearing a strange rig-out)
rig up
to build usually quickly with whatever material is available. They rigged up a rough shelter with branches and mud.

rig

جِهَازُ الـحَفْر vrtná věž boreplatform Bohrinsel γεωτρύπανο plataforma petrolífera öljynporaustorni derrick bušilica piattaforma 掘削装置 굴착장치 boorinstallatie borerigg urządzenie wiertnicze torre de perfuração буровая установка rigg แท่นเจาะน้ำมัน petrol platformu dàn khoan 钻塔
References in classic literature ?
They walked about through the streets for an hour and then got a rig from Wesley Moyer's livery and went for a drive in the country.
You boys can go there for a general wash-up, rig yourselves up without saying anything, and then meander back careless and easy in your store clothes, just as the stage is coming in, sabe?
Life was what Captain Ahab and I was thinking of; and how to save all hands --how to rig jury-masts -- how to get into the nearest port; that was what I was thinking of.
At the first second-hand clothing shop I came to, up a back street, I got a rough rig suitable for a common seaman who might be going on a cold voyage, and bound up my face with a liberal bandage, saying I had a toothache.
Her military rig, as Lieutenant-General, isn't for business, it's for dress parade, because the ladies made it.
Give me the tops and I'll soon rig up a pair still.
On our little walk along the quays, he made himself the most interesting companion, telling me about the different ships that we passed by, their rig, tonnage, and nationality, explaining the work that was going forward--how one was discharging, another taking in cargo, and a third making ready for sea--and every now and then telling me some little anecdote of ships or seamen or repeating a nautical phrase till I had learned it perfectly.
I finally chose a front room on the third floor, because this brought me nearer to Dejah Thoris, whose apartment was on the second floor of the adjoining building, and it flashed upon me that I could rig up some means of communication whereby she might signal me in case she needed either my services or my protection.
Saturday evening was as fine as was ever known, and the great body of holiday-makers laid out yesterday for visits to Mulgrave Woods, Robin Hood's Bay, Rig Mill, Runswick, Staithes, and the various trips in the neighborhood of Whitby.
From a distance Dantes recognized the rig and handling of The Young Amelia, and dragging himself with affected difficulty towards the landing-place, he met his companions with an assurance that, although considerably better than when they quitted him, he still suffered acutely from his late accident.
The sailing and racing of yachts has developed a class of fore-and- aft sailors, men born and bred to the sea, fishing in winter and yachting in summer; men to whom the handling of that particular rig presents no mystery.
There, go forward: bear a hand and rig yourselves, and stand by for a call.