Definition of 'derrick'
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This was swung up on the derrick, the barge closed up, the piece deposited in it. DOUBTFUL MOTIVES (2001)I stood by with the bridge phone, Morrison had the derrick crew ready. DOUBTFUL MOTIVES (2001)The derrick was canted well over and, if necessary, he could increase his height and simply reel out more cable. LET NOT THE DEEP (2001)
He parked the pickup beside the stark angles of the old derrick he would use as a drilling tower. BEAUTIFUL DREAMER (2001)
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