Meaning of RIG in English

RIG

n.

Function: noun

Date: 1822

1 : the distinctive shape, number, and arrangement of sails and masts of a ship

2 : EQUIPAGE especially : a carriage with its horse

3 : CLOTHING , DRESS

4 : tackle, equipment, or machinery fitted for a specified purpose <an oil-drilling rig >

5 : a tractor-trailer combination

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