Definition of rigger
1 : one that rigs
2 : a long slender pointed sable paintbrush
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Q: Big Riggers [tractor trailer trucks] are constantly slowing down traffic on Interstate 75 and especially I-595 by driving in the left lane.
Upwards of 19,000 support personnel were trained to be aircraft and engine mechanics, armament specialists, radio repairmen, parachute riggers, control tower operators, policemen, administrative clerks and other positions.
In 1942, Gray worked there as a parachute rigger and tester–a job that involved checking parachutes for flaws and folding them into packs for proper deployment.
Square-rigger ships once docked in a cove here to load lime for transport to Seattle, Vancouver and beyond, where it was used in making steel, plaster, cement and paper for a growing world.
Riggers have been splicing lines of aramid fibers and rebuilding winches under headlamps in Jersey City while the sailors rest each night.
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