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drill rig

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noun
  1. rig(def 7).
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Origin of drill rig

An Americanism dating back to 1910–15
Also called drilling rig.
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British Dictionary definitions for drilling rig

drilling rig

noun
  1. the full name for rig 1 (def. 6)
  2. a mobile drilling platform used for exploratory offshore drilling
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