verb (used with object), rigged, rigging.
to put in proper order for working or use.
to fit (a ship, mast, etc.) with the necessary shrouds, stays, etc.
to fit (shrouds, stays, sails, etc.) to the mast, yard, or the like.
to furnish or provide with equipment, clothing, etc.; fit (usually followed by out or up).
to assemble, install, or prepare (often followed by up).
to manipulate fraudulently:
to rig prices.
the arrangement of the masts, spars, sails, etc., on a boat or ship.
apparatus for some purpose; equipment; outfit; gear:
a hi-fi rig; Bring your rod and reel and all the rest of your fishing rig.
Also called drill rig. the equipment used in drilling an oil well.
any combination trucking unit in which vehicles are hooked together, as a tractor-trailer.
any kind of truck.
a carriage, buckboard, sulky, or wagon together with the horse or horses that draw it.
Informal. costume or dress, especially when odd or conspicuous, or when designated for a particular purpose:
He looks quite nifty in a butler’s rig.
rig down, Nautical. to place in an inactive state, stowing all lines, tackles, and other removable parts.
rig up, to equip or set up for use.
verb (transitive) rigs, rigging, rigged
(nautical) to equip (a vessel, mast, etc) with (sails, rigging, etc)
(nautical) to set up or prepare ready for use
to put the components of (an aircraft, etc) into their correct positions
to manipulate in a fraudulent manner, esp for profit: to rig prices, to rig an election
(nautical) the distinctive arrangement of the sails, masts, and other spars of a vessel
the installation used in drilling for and exploiting natural oil and gas deposits: an oil rig In full drilling rig
apparatus or equipment; gear
an amateur radio operator’s transmitting and receiving set
(US & Canadian) a carriage together with one or more horses
(mainly US & Canadian) an articulated lorry
(Scot & Northern English, dialect) a ridge or raised strip of unploughed land in a ploughed field
(also rig-out) Clothing; outfit: How come you’re wearing that rig?/ a waiter’s or a chef’s rig-out (1843+)
A truck, bus, ambulance, etc (1930s+ Bus drivers & truckers)
To prearrange or tamper with a result or process; fix: Prizefights or horse-races have been rigged (1930s+)
station equipment (shortwave transmission)
adjective 1. not completely ripe, as fruit.
verb (used with or without object) 1. to make or become ripe. 2. to bring or come to maturity, the proper condition, etc.; mature. verb 1. to make or become ripe
verb (used without object) 1. to utter a loud, deep cry or howl, as in excitement, distress, or anger. 2. to laugh loudly or boisterously: to roar at a joke. 3. to make a loud sound or din, as thunder, cannon, waves, or wind. 4. to function or move with a loud, deep sound, as […]
verb (used with object) 1. to bake (meat or other food) uncovered, especially in an oven. 2. to cook (meat or other food) by direct exposure to dry heat, as on a spit. 3. to brown, dry, or parch by exposure to heat, as coffee beans. 4. to cook or heat by embedding in hot […]