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It supplies medicines and medical equipment to oil rigs and the shipping industry, and has a wholesale and distribution business. Times, Sunday Times (2016)For proof that this election is rigged, download the Sputnik app to your smartphone today. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You have to work on an oil rig. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We also use new technology for our lighting rig. The Sun (2008)In a crowded world the odds had been rigged in favour of turtles. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Oil companies have been complaining about the spiralling costs of equipment such as rigs and vessels. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It is like shaming the loser in a game long rigged against them. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Then he happily explained how those results can be rigged. The Sun (2011)There are big dents in our lighting rig. The Sun (2013)It is producing oil from five wells but has only two rigs drilling new areas. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Athletics cannot endure a rigged game or a referee who is dishonest. Christianity Today (2000)He had overcast on a small lake and put his rig into a tree on the distant bank. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It also supplies medicines and medical equipment to oil rigs and the shipping industry and has a wholesale and distribution business. Times, Sunday Times (2015)MEPs heard allegations that she rigged her appointment to Brussels after losing her leadership post. Times, Sunday Times (2014)If oil is discovered, rigs might be set up in the sea. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He was involved in the oil business, making parts for cranes used on offshore rigs. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Wind turbines are not only far more conspicuous than gas drilling rigs, they cover vastly more area. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He voted in the rigged election five years ago, just before the generals removed themselves from power. Times, Sunday Times (2015)A rig supply vessel finds them drifting and they are hauled into the boat. The Sun (2010)He has recently turned his fire on a Republican primary system that he alleges is rigged in favour of insiders. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Wind farms and oil rigs pollute the sea with noise, so whales are having to raise their voices to be heard. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The construction of three giant oil and gas rigs is said to have endangered the last population of western Pacific grey whales. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They work above the rig floor, maintaining equipment, lifting machinery and handling the drill. The Sun (2008)Ethiopia's 2005 election results were not rigged. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Don't miss this rare opportunity to experience sailing the high seas in the world's largest square rigged sailing ship. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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British English: rig /rɪɡ/ NOUN
A rig is a large structure that is used for extracting oil or gas from the ground or under the sea.
- American English: rig
- Arabic: جِهَازُ الـحَفْر
- Brazilian Portuguese: torre de perfuração petróleo
- Chinese: 钻塔
- Croatian: bušilica
- Czech: vrtná věž
- Danish: boreplatform
- Dutch: boorinstallatie
- European Spanish: plataforma petrolífera
- Finnish: öljynporaustorni
- French: derrick
- German: Bohrinsel
- Greek: γεωτρύπανο
- Italian: piattaforma
- Japanese: 掘削装置
- Korean: 굴착장치
- Norwegian: borerigg
- Polish: urządzenie wiertnicze
- European Portuguese: torre de perfuração petróleo
- Romanian: turlă de foraj
- Russian: буровая установка
- Spanish: plataforma petrolífera
- Swedish: rigg
- Thai: แท่นเจาะน้ำมัน
- Turkish: petrol platformu
- Ukrainian: бурова вишка
- Vietnamese: dàn khoan
British English: rig VERB
If someone rigs an election, a job appointment, or a game, they dishonestly arrange it to get the result they want or to give someone an unfair advantage.
She accused her opponents of rigging the vote.
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