oil rig


Definition of oil rig

  1. :  a structure above an oil well on land or in the sea that has special equipment attached to it for drilling and removing oil from the ground

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  any of numerous unctuous combustible substances that are liquid or can be liquefied easily on warming, are soluble in ether but not in water, and leave a greasy stain on paper or cloth

    :  petroleum

    :  the petroleum industry

  1. :  to smear, rub over, furnish, or lubricate with oil

    :  to take on fuel oil

  1. :  to fit out with rigging

    :  clothe, dress

    :  to furnish with special gear :  equip

  1. :  the distinctive shape, number, and arrangement of sails and masts of a ship

    :  equipage

    :  a carriage with its horse

  1. :  to manipulate or control usually by deceptive or dishonest means

    :  to fix in advance for a desired result

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