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oil rig Syllabification: oil rig
Pronunciation: /ˈoil ˌriɡ/

Definition of oil rig in English:


A structure with equipment for drilling and servicing an oil well.
Example sentences
  • If we had the latticed structure it would turn the ride into a more industrial looking structure, more like an oil rig.
  • As the boys try to escape from the village, they encounter a large tanker truck, which the audience initially believes is an oil rig.
  • The Spanish producers of the film, mostly set on an oil rig in the North Sea, had planned to shoot in the republic but their search for a suitable location came up dry.
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