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rig

verb [T]  us   /rɪɡ/

rig verb [T] (ARRANGE)

(-gg-) to arrange an event or amount in a dishonest way: The station had rigged gasoline prices. Until this year, all elections were rigged by the ruling party.

rig verb [T] (FIX IN PLACE)

to fix a piece of equipment in place, or to put something together quickly, for temporary use: [M] I rigged up a TV antenna from a coat hanger.

rig

noun [C]  us   /rɪɡ/

rig noun [C] (STRUCTURE)

a structure used to support machinery and equipment for a particular purpose: an oil rig a camera/plow rig

rig noun [C] (TRUCK)

a large truck consisting of at least two sections, including an engine to drive it and another part to hold a load: A huge rig, a sixteen-wheeler, rolling downhill, flew right by me.
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