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rigger

Pronunciation: /ˈrɪgər; ˈrɪgə(r)/

Translation of rigger in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 [Nautical/Náutica] aparejador, (masculine, feminine) 1.2 [Aviation/Aviación] montador, (masculine, feminine)
    Example sentences
    • They also filled nontraditional billets as air traffic controllers, link trainers, mechanics, and parachute riggers.
    • In addition to clerical work, they also filled positions as parachute riggers, mechanics, radio operators, mapmakers, and welders.
    • Parachute riggers from the 82nd Airborne Division in February conducted the first airdrop of fuel to support Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan.

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