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rig·ger

 (rĭg′ər)
n.
1. One that rigs: oil and gas riggers.
2. Nautical A ship with a specific kind of rigging. Often used in combination: a square-rigger.

rigger

(ˈrɪɡə)
n
1. (Nautical Terms) a workman who rigs vessels, etc
2. (Professions) a workman who rigs vessels, etc
3. (Rowing) rowing a bracket on a racing shell or other boat to support a projecting rowlock
4. (Mechanical Engineering) a person skilled in the use of pulleys, lifting gear, cranes, etc
5. (Professions) a person skilled in the use of pulleys, lifting gear, cranes, etc

rig•ger

(ˈrɪg ər)

n.
a person who rigs.
[1605–15]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rigger - someone who rigs shipsrigger - someone who rigs ships    
artisan, journeyman, artificer, craftsman - a skilled worker who practices some trade or handicraft
2.rigger - a long slender pointed sable brush used by artists
sable, sable brush, sable's hair pencil - an artist's brush made of sable hairs
3.rigger - someone who works on an oil rig
oilman - a worker who produces or sells petroleum
4.rigger - a sailing vessel with a specified rig; "a square rigger"
sailing ship, sailing vessel - a vessel that is powered by the wind; often having several masts
Translations

rigger

[ˈrɪgəʳ] N (Naut) → aparejador m (Aer) → mecánico m

rigger

n (Naut) → Takler m
References in classic literature ?
There has been a time when a ship's chief mate, pocket-book in hand and pencil behind his ear, kept one eye aloft upon his riggers and the other down the hatchway on the stevedores, and watched the disposition of his ship's cargo, knowing that even before she started he was already doing his best to secure for her an easy and quick passage.
Every once and a while Peleg came hobbling out of his whalebone den, roaring at the men down the hatchways, roaring up to the riggers at the mast-head, and then concluded by roaring back into his wigwam.
Rogue Riderhood dwelt deep and dark in Limehouse Hole, among the riggers, and the mast, oar and block makers, and the boat- builders, and the sail-lofts, as in a kind of ship's hold stored full of waterside characters, some no better than himself, some very much better, and none much worse.
We had stated in the beginning that electoral reforms are inevitable prior to holding of elections otherwise under the old system only the rigger will win' he said.
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Retired rigger Bob Boles, the oldest living Sailor who held the rating during World War II, addressed the group via video teleconferencing from his home in Jacksonville, Florida.
THE Chester & Wirral Football League Goals Chester Cayzer Shield Final will be contested by Samba FC and Elton Rigger FC after both sides came through their respective semi-final ties victorious.
Bly also builds 20-foot retractable carbon fiber outriggers for standard outrigger mounts, as well as a unique 30-degree bend "portable" center rigger.
Teesside Rigging & Lifting MD Steve Smith said: "We are delighted that Sulzer have taken on some of our lads as rigger improvers and have given them the opportunity to gain valuable onsite experience they need to enable them to work towards their level 3 qualifications.
Over the next decade, as the number of workshops grew, so did the roster of freelance rigger instructors and their specialized topics.
Head of V6 TDI development, Ralph Rigger, stated that the development of the multitronic has halted at Audi and will eventually be superseded across all model lines by dual-clutch automated manual technology.
The new Kestrel Rigger is the latest addition to DR.