rig - definition and synonyms

 
noun [countable] 

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/rɪɡ/
singularrig
pluralrigs
  1. 1
    a tall structure fitted with equipment for getting oil or gas out of the ground or from under the bottom of the sea

    a drilling rig

    an oil rig

  2. 2
    American a large truck that consists of two parts, one for the engine and the driver and the other for carrying a load
  3. 4
    the particular way in which the sails, ropes, masts etc are arranged on a ship