drill rig


noun


Nearby words

  1. drill chuck,
  2. drill corps,
  3. drill down,
  4. drill pipe,
  5. drill press,
  6. drill string,
  7. drill team,
  8. drill tower,
  9. drilling,
  10. drilling mud

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

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