There are 2 translations of rig in Spanish:

rig1

Pronunciation: /rɪg/

n (oil rig)

  • 1 plataforma (f) petrolífera or petrolera; (derrick) torre (f) de perforación
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    • 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)
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    • 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)
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    • 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.
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    • 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.
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    • 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.
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    • 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.

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Word of the day reubicar
vt
to relocate …
Cultural fact of the day

The deck of cards used in Spain is called the baraja francesa. The four suits are oros, copas, espadas, and bastos, corresponding to diamonds, hearts, spades, and clubs. Each suit has nine numbered cards and three face cards - jack (sota), knight, and king. There is no queen.

There are 2 translations of rig in Spanish:

rig2

vt (-gg-)

  • 1 [Nautical/Náutica] aparejar
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    • The trainee programme offers those aged 16 to 25 the opportunity to sail to France on a traditionally rigged sailing ship.
    • This view gives a good impression of the huge amount of rope needed to rig a sailing ship.
    • Harrison Spencer, of Gunard, Isle of Wight, has been made an MBE for his services to yacht rigging and sailing at Cowes.
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    • When more medical supplies arrived, LAC Williams and I unloaded the aircraft, re - rigged it for the return journey and carried litter patients to the aircraft.
    • They started rigging up the aircraft after unloading it from a trailer but the pilot was interrupted twice.
    • The flight controls had been carefully rigged to fractions of a degree while the wing slats were removed and then refitted to ensure a perfectly smooth fit.
  • 2 (fix) [election/contest] amañar, trinquetear (Mexico/México) [colloquial/familiar]; [fight] arreglar
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    • Nasa had provided forceps and astronauts had rigged up a makeshift hacksaw for Robinson to use if the gap-fillers proved difficult to remove.
    • Part of the pub has been sealed off to the form the ‘house’ and cameras have been rigged up, allowing fellow drinkers to monitor the progress of the contestants.
    • The poverty-stricken young Joe rigged up a make-do punchbag in his rickety garden shed.
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    • Hosannas to Ridley Scott, who made a star out of Sigourney Weaver by rigging her in a tight jumpsuit and launching her into space.
    • Do the seven-day trip rigged out in ponchos and fleece chaps just like local cowboys.
    • The man, upon seeing a knight rigged out in full armor sticking a lance in his face, fears for his life.

Phrasal verbs

rig out

verb + 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 up

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento
1.1 (set up) [equipment] instalar 1.2 (improvise) improvisar, armar

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Word of the day reubicar
vt
to relocate …
Cultural fact of the day

The deck of cards used in Spain is called the baraja francesa. The four suits are oros, copas, espadas, and bastos, corresponding to diamonds, hearts, spades, and clubs. Each suit has nine numbered cards and three face cards - jack (sota), knight, and king. There is no queen.