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1. (Mining & Quarrying) the full name for rig16
2. (Mining & Quarrying) a mobile drilling platform used for exploratory offshore drilling
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|Noun||1.||drilling rig - rig used in drilling for oil or gas|
drilling platform, offshore rig - drilling rig consisting of an offshore platform (floating or fixed to the sea bed) from which many oil wells can be bored radially
rig - gear (including necessary machinery) for a particular enterprise
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