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oil rig

n
(Mining & Quarrying) See rig16
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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Noun1.oil rig - rig used in drilling for oil or gasoil 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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Translations
vrtná souprava na ropu
boreplatform
öljynporaustorni
platforma za podvodno bušenje
石油掘削装置
유정의 굴착장치
vrtalni stolp
oljeborrplattform
แท่นเจาะน้ำมัน
giàn khoan dầu

oil rig

nderrick m inv; (at sea) → piattaforma per trivellazioni subacquee
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

oil rig

جِهَازُ الـحُفَرِ الْنِفْطَيّ vrtná souprava na ropu boreplatform Bohrinsel πλατφόρμα εξόρυξης πετρελαίου plataforma petrolífera öljynporaustorni plate-forme pétrolière platforma za podvodno bušenje impianto di trivellazione 石油掘削装置 유정의 굴착장치 booreiland boreplattform platforma wiertnicza torre de perfuração нефтяная вышка oljeborrplattform แท่นเจาะน้ำมัน petrol platformu giàn khoan dầu 石油钻塔
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