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rig out

1. To fit, fasten, or equip (with something). Tom just bought a new motorcycle that's been rigged out with a super powerful engine. I'm planning on rigging out my computer with a new processor and some extra memory once I save up a bit of money.
2. To clothe or be dressed, especially in a fancy or fashionable attire. Well, it looks like Jeremy rigged out nicely for the prom. I've got to get home and rig out before our big date tonight.
See also: out, rig

(in) full rig

In fancy, perhaps ceremonial, attire. Graduates, we need you to arrive at the commencement ceremony in full rig, OK?
See also: full, rig

rig something up

to prepare something, perhaps on short notice or without the proper materials. We don't have what's needed to make the kind of circuit you have described, but I think we can rig something up anyway. We will rig up whatever you need.
See also: rig, up

(in) full rig

(wearing) smart or ceremonial clothes. informal
See also: full, rig

rig up

1. To equip something: She took the fishing rod out of the case and rigged it up. He rigged up the guitar with some new strings.
2. To make or construct something in haste or in a makeshift manner: We rigged up a pulley to lift the shingles to the roof. They rigged a tent up using a sheet and three thick sticks.
3. To connect something to something in haste or in a makeshift manner: Let's rig the computer up to the stereo so we can play music off the hard drive. I rigged up the old record player and put on an album.
4. rig up in To dress, clothe, or adorn someone in something: They rigged the dancers up in elaborate gowns.
See also: rig, up


1. tv. to arrange or tamper with the results of something. Somebody rigged the contest so no one got first prize.
2. n. a large truck; an eighteen-wheeler; a large recreational vehicle. There were three rigs sitting in the parking lot when we got there.
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Before the committee's preliminary report was released, Petrobras Services Director Antonio Menezes maintained that "the P-36 rig was well-designed, certified, seaworthy and safe.
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The footage, captured on video, came from the legs of an offshore oil rig in the Santa Barbara Channel.
Rig Market Analysis 2008 Report is an overview of the Egyptian market covering trends, operations and specifications with highlights on the current activities and opportunities in the different areas in Egypt.
The Company undertakes no duty to update the contents of the Contract Status of Offshore Rig Fleet Reports or any forward-looking statement contained therein to conform the statement to actual results or to reflect changes in the Company's expectations.
At the present time, the company has approximately 600 land drilling rigs, 800 land workover/well servicing rigs and is in the middle of a newbuild program to add approximately 200 additional drilling and workover rigs to its fleet.
DALLAS -- ENSCO International Incorporated (NYSE:ESV) announced that one of its subsidiaries has entered into an agreement with the Keppel FELS Limited (Keppel FELS) Shipyard in Singapore to construct an ultra-deepwater semisubmersible rig to be named ENSCO 8502.
The Company presently plans to utilize three rigs in its North Louisiana program, one rig in its East Texas Bossier program, and one rig in the Austin Chalk (Trend) in east central Texas.
Included in this capital expenditure plan are ten 250K Underbalanced drilling rigs to be completed and delivered by December 2006.
Third generation drilling contractor, Company founder and CEO Fred Forster III stated, "Being a publicly traded company allows us to progress much faster with our business plan of developing a fleet of superior drilling rigs and a fully integrated service company.
The rig will feature Transocean's patented dual-activity drilling technology, allowing for parallel drilling operations designed to save time and money in deepwater well construction, compared with conventional rigs.
Forster Drilling Corporation's goal is to build a service company with a fleet of 40 new and "like new" land rigs capable of drilling from 10,000 feet to 20,000 feet.
com/research/996ltk/offshore_rig) has announced the addition of the "Offshore Rig Construction Market to 2016 and Current Rig Deployment Scenario - Rig Designs Promoting Better Safety Conformation and Increased Operational Capabilities being Key to Newbuild Orders" report to their offering.
DALLAS -- ENSCO International Incorporated (NYSE: ESV) announced today that its Contract Status of Offshore Rig Fleet Report has been updated as of September 15, 2006.