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der·rick

 (dĕr′ĭk)
n.
1. A machine for hoisting and moving heavy objects, consisting of a movable boom equipped with cables and pulleys and connected to the base of an upright stationary beam.
2. A tall framework over a drilled hole, especially an oil well, used to support boring equipment or hoist and lower lengths of pipe.

[Obsolete derick, hangman, gallows, after Derick, 16th-century English hangman.]

derrick

(ˈdɛrɪk)
n
1. (Civil Engineering) a simple crane having lifting tackle slung from a boom
2. (Mining & Quarrying) the framework erected over an oil well to enable drill tubes to be raised and lowered
vb
(Civil Engineering) to raise or lower the jib of (a crane)
[C17 (in the sense: gallows): from Derrick, name of a celebrated hangman at Tyburn]

der•rick

art at descension
(ˈdɛr ɪk)

n.
1. a boom for lifting cargo, as the arm of a jib crane or a boom pivoted to a ship's mast.
2. the towerlike framework over an oil well or the like.
[orig. a hangman, the gallows, after the surname of a well-known Tyburn hangman, c1600]

derrick


Past participle: derricked
Gerund: derricking

Imperative
derrick
derrick
Present
I derrick
you derrick
he/she/it derricks
we derrick
you derrick
they derrick
Preterite
I derricked
you derricked
he/she/it derricked
we derricked
you derricked
they derricked
Present Continuous
I am derricking
you are derricking
he/she/it is derricking
we are derricking
you are derricking
they are derricking
Present Perfect
I have derricked
you have derricked
he/she/it has derricked
we have derricked
you have derricked
they have derricked
Past Continuous
I was derricking
you were derricking
he/she/it was derricking
we were derricking
you were derricking
they were derricking
Past Perfect
I had derricked
you had derricked
he/she/it had derricked
we had derricked
you had derricked
they had derricked
Future
I will derrick
you will derrick
he/she/it will derrick
we will derrick
you will derrick
they will derrick
Future Perfect
I will have derricked
you will have derricked
he/she/it will have derricked
we will have derricked
you will have derricked
they will have derricked
Future Continuous
I will be derricking
you will be derricking
he/she/it will be derricking
we will be derricking
you will be derricking
they will be derricking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been derricking
you have been derricking
he/she/it has been derricking
we have been derricking
you have been derricking
they have been derricking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been derricking
you will have been derricking
he/she/it will have been derricking
we will have been derricking
you will have been derricking
they will have been derricking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been derricking
you had been derricking
he/she/it had been derricking
we had been derricking
you had been derricking
they had been derricking
Conditional
I would derrick
you would derrick
he/she/it would derrick
we would derrick
you would derrick
they would derrick
Past Conditional
I would have derricked
you would have derricked
he/she/it would have derricked
we would have derricked
you would have derricked
they would have derricked
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.derrick - a framework erected over an oil well to allow drill tubes to be raised and loweredderrick - a framework erected over an oil well to allow drill tubes to be raised and lowered
framework - a structure supporting or containing something
2.derrick - a simple crane having lifting tackle slung from a boom
crane - lifts and moves heavy objects; lifting tackle is suspended from a pivoted boom that rotates around a vertical axis
Translations
مِرفاع، جِهاز لِرَفْع الأثْقال
jeřábvrtná věž
boretårnlossebom
fúrótoronymozgódaru
krani, hegri
derikasgręžimo bokštaskranas
celtnisurbjtornis
sondaj kulesivinç

derrick

[ˈderɪk] N (in port) → grúa f; (above oil well) → torre f de perforación, derrick m

derrick

[ˈdɛrɪk] nmât m de charge, derrick m

derrick

nDerrickkran m, → Montagekran m; (above oil well) → Bohrturm m

derrick

[ˈdɛrɪk] n (in port) → albero di carico, gru f inv; (over oil well) → derrick m inv

derrick

(ˈderik) noun
1. an apparatus like a mechanical crane for lifting weights. The ship was unloaded, using the large derricks on the quay.
2. a tower-like structure that holds the drill over an oil well.
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