- 1(oil rig)plataforma (feminine) petrolífera or petrolera; (derrick) torre (feminine) de perforaciónExample sentences
- Oil prices shot up nearly US $1.50 a barrel yesterday as oil and natural gas producers evacuated rigs in the Gulf of Mexico.
- Traders were hoping that Wednesday's US petroleum inventories report would suggest how badly the young Atlantic hurricane season had hurt production at offshore rigs.
- When he went there, Chesebrough noticed that roughnecks who worked the rigs were maddened by a gelatinous black gunk that clogged up their drills.
- 2 [Nautical/Náutica] aparejo (masculine)Example sentences
- She has 27 sails in a frigate rig on three masts and a bowsprit, with a total surface area of 2,683 square metres.
- For these sailors, catboats offer one of the simplest of all sailing rigs to manage.
- The rig is a simple deck-stepped mast-head sloop with single upper shrouds and spreaders, double lower shrouds and split backstay.
- 3 3.1 (uniform, outfit) [colloquial/familiar] atuendo (masculine) 3.2 (equipment) [slang/argot] equipo (masculine)Example sentences
- However, the American-style performance will surely work well under the slick lighting and sound rigs of a purpose-built theatre and the high element of audience participation should jolly everyone along.
- The theatre's lighting rig and other equipment are included in the sale.
- CMS, based at the Chamber of Commerce headquarters in Little Germany, provided the ATA Carnet documents for the lighting rigs, sound systems, stage sets and costumes.
- More than 20 states have introduced anti-idling laws that were written primarily to stop truckers from leaving their rigs idling for long periods.
- Semi tractor-trailer rigs have dryers on the fuel lines to eliminate water and contain large fuel filters.
- His company runs six tractor-trailer rigs, all five-axle dump trucks.
- A unit like the MQ will separate your system from the typical home studio rig.
- Whether in a guitar amp or a mic preamp, a high-gain circuit is the perfect rig for noise tests.
- At the end of the night, I check my tapes and unplug the rig.
- After the briefing, the pilots suit up in their combat survival vests and helmets, a rig carefully prepared and inspected by the life-support crew.
- Westminster was also testing the Navy's new Improved Action Working Dress, a rig which is for use on board while on duty.
- One of my escorts relieved me of my revolver and thrust it into the belt of his field rig, then the soldiers urged me with their rifles towards the door.
- 4 (American English/inglés norteamericano) [slang/argot] (truck) camión (masculine)
transitive verb/verbo transitivo (-gg-)
- [Nautical/Náutica] aparejar
rig outverb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento [colloquial/familiar] equipar the studio is rigged out with … el estudio está equipado con or provisto de … to rig the kids out for school equipar a los niños para el colegio he was rigged out in full dress uniform estaba ataviado con el uniforme de gala
rig upverb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento (set up) [equipment] instalar 1.1 (improvise) improvisar, armar