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1. drilling

noun. ['ˈdrɪlɪŋ'] the act of drilling a hole in the earth in the hope of producing petroleum.

Synonyms

  • oil production
  • production

Etymology

  • -ing (English)
  • -ing (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • drill (English)
  • drillen (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))

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Example sentences of the word drilling-rig


1. Noun Phrase
The drilling rig has separate sections of drill attached to one another as the hole gets deeper.

2. Noun Phrase
Charlie,” an authentic offshore drilling rig that was in use from 1954 to 1986.

3. Noun Phrase
Oil rigs are also known as land drilling rigs and are used in removing oil deep from the Earth.

2. drilling

noun. ['ˈdrɪlɪŋ'] the act of drilling.

Synonyms

  • boring

Etymology

  • -ing (English)
  • -ing (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • drill (English)
  • drillen (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))

3. rig

noun. ['ˈrɪg'] gear (including necessary machinery) for a particular enterprise.

Synonyms

  • oil rig
  • drilling rig
  • appurtenance
  • drill rig
  • paraphernalia
  • oilrig

Antonyms

  • pro
  • underdress
  • undress
  • overdress

4. rig

verb. ['ˈrɪg'] connect or secure to.

Synonyms

  • fix
  • fasten

Antonyms

  • pressurize
  • depressurise
  • pressurise

5. rig

verb. ['ˈrɪg'] manipulate in a fraudulent manner.

Synonyms

  • price

Antonyms

  • desynchronize
  • blur

6. rig

verb. ['ˈrɪg'] arrange the outcome of by means of deceit.

Synonyms

  • set up
  • chisel

Antonyms

  • winterize
  • summerize
  • ascend

7. rig

noun. ['ˈrɪg'] a truck consisting of a tractor and trailer together.

Synonyms

  • trucking rig
  • semitrailer
  • tandem trailer
  • motortruck
  • trailer
  • articulated lorry
  • semi
  • truck
  • trailer truck

Antonyms

  • uglify
  • disarrange
  • informal
  • natural depression

8. rig

verb. ['ˈrɪg'] equip with sails or masts.

Synonyms

  • outfit
  • fit out
  • equip
  • fit
  • set up

Antonyms

  • finish
  • head
  • rear
  • deglycerolize

9. rig

noun. ['ˈrɪg'] a set of clothing (with accessories).

Synonyms

  • garb
  • playsuit
  • outfit
  • turnout
  • trousseau
  • getup
  • attire
  • dress
  • bib-and-tucker

Antonyms

  • close
  • square shooter
  • undercharge
  • linger

10. rig

noun. ['ˈrɪg'] the act of swindling by some fraudulent scheme.

Synonyms

  • bunco
  • thimblerig
  • confidence trick
  • cheat
  • bunko
  • confidence game
  • swiz
  • gyp
  • hustle
  • sting
  • con
  • swindle
  • shell game
  • pyramiding
  • bunco game
  • fraud
  • con game
  • scam
  • flimflam
  • cozenage
  • bunko game

Antonyms

  • sane
  • clean
  • free
  • let go of
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