drill rig


noun

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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