gear (including necessary machinery) for a particular enterprise
trailer truck, tractor trailer, trucking rig, rig, articulated lorry, semi(noun)
a truck consisting of a tractor and trailer together
formation of masts, spars, sails, etc., on a vessel
outfit, getup, rig, turnout(noun)
a set of clothing (with accessories)
"his getup was exceedingly elegant"
fishing gear, tackle, fishing tackle, fishing rig, rig(noun)
gear used in fishing
carriage, equipage, rig(noun)
a vehicle with wheels drawn by one or more horses
swindle, cheat, rig(verb)
the act of swindling by some fraudulent scheme
"that book is a fraud"
rig, set up(verb)
arrange the outcome of by means of deceit
"rig an election"
manipulate in a fraudulent manner
connect or secure to
"They rigged the bomb to the ignition"
rig, set, set up(verb)
equip with sails or masts
"rig a ship"
The rigging of a sailing ship or other such craft.
Special equipment or gear used for a particular purpose.
A large truck such as a semi-tractor.
The special apparatus used for drilling wells.
A costume or an outfit.
Computer case, often modified for looks.
An imperfectly castrated horse, sheep etc.
A Citizens' band radio.
To fit out with a harness or other equipment.
To equip and fit a ship with sails, shrouds, and yards.
To dress or clothe in some costume.
To make or construct something in haste or in a makeshift manner.
To manipulate something dishonestly for personal gain or discriminatory purposes.
to rig an election
to furnish with apparatus or gear; to fit with tackling
to dress; to equip; to clothe, especially in an odd or fanciful manner; -- commonly followed by out
the peculiar fitting in shape, number, and arrangement of sails and masts, by which different types of vessels are distinguished; as, schooner rig, ship rig, etc. See Illustration in Appendix
dress; esp., odd or fanciful clothing
a romp; a wanton; one given to unbecoming conduct
a sportive or unbecoming trick; a frolic
a blast of wind
to play the wanton; to act in an unbecoming manner; to play tricks
to make free with; hence, to steal; to pilfer
Origin: [See Ridge.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
rig, v.t. to clothe, to dress: to put on: to equip: (naut.) to fit with sails and tackling:—pr.p. rig′ging; pa.t. and pa.p. rigged.—n. sails and tackling: an equipage, or turn-out, for driving, &c.: fishing-tackle: (coll.) costume, dress.—ns. Rig′ger, one who rigs or dresses: in machinery, a large cylindrical pulley, or narrow drum; Rig′ging, tackle: the system of cordage which supports a ship's masts and extends the sails: the roof; Rig′ging-loft, the place in a theatre from which the scenery is raised; Rig′ging-screw, a machine formed of a clamp worked by a screw; Rig′ging-tree, a roof-tree; Rig′-out, an outfit.—Rig out, to furnish with complete dress, &c.; Rig the market, to raise or lower prices artificially. [Scand.; Norw. rigga, to bandage, to put on sails, rigg, rigging.]
rig, n. (Scot.) a ridge: a path. [Ridge.]
rig, n. a frolic, trick: (obs.) a wanton.—v.i. to romp, act the wanton.—adj. Rig′gish (Shak.), wanton, lewd.—n. Rig′gite, one who plays rigs, a jester.—Run a rig, to play a trick; Run the rig upon, to play a trick upon. [Prob. wriggle.]
G.R.I., GRI, IrG
The numerical value of Rig in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of Rig in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
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Translations for Rig
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- aparellCatalan, Valencian
- Bohrturm, Vorrichtung, manipulieren, Anlage, Bohrinsel, Sattelschlepper, Takelung, Ausrüstung, Aufmachung, Takelage, auftakelnGerman
- aparejar, manipular, aparejo, trucarSpanish
- takila, öljynporaustorni, lavastaa, sumplia, takiloida, laitteisto, rikiFinnish
- habiller quelqu'un, grééments, tenue, bâcler, foreuse, gréer un bateau, truquer, se cuirasser, costumeFrench
- riogaScottish Gaelic
- attrezzare, apparecchiatura, attrezzaturaItalian
- vervalsen, harnassen, ineenflansen, iemand aankleden, een schip optuigenDutch
- установка, такелаж, снаряжение, фальсифицировать, снаряжать, костюм, оснастка, буровая вышкаRussian
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