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English definition of “rig”

rig

noun [C] (STRUCTURE)    /rɪɡ/
a large structure that is used for removing oil or gas from the ground or the bottom of the sea: Safety precautions on oil rigs are designed to cope with fires and small-scale explosions.Mining and quarrying
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