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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 up

1. To equip, fit, or provide with a harness. A noun or pronoun can be used between "rig" and "up." Once we rig you up, you'll be suspended about 20 meters above the ground. I just need to rig up the lights, and then the set will be finished.
2. To set up or connect something, especially in a hasty, haphazard, or unconventional manner. A noun or pronoun can be used between "rig" and "up." I rigged the sound system up to play sound from my computer and the television at the same time. He's rigging up a system of pulleys so that we can pass tools and supplies up and down from the roof without using the ladder.
3. To erect or construct something, especially in a hasty, haphazard manner. We rigged up some makeshift scaffolding so we could access the alarm system up near the roof of the house. The kids are rigging up a stage to perform the play they wrote.
See also: rig, up

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

v.
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

rig

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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Texas lost three rigs to 482, Pennsylvania was down three to 40, Alaska dropped two to seven, and West Virginia dropped one to 20.
Lead time to get onsite to start drilling can be extended if you wait for the contract win to purchase a new rig versus having the rig ready to dill--contractors may want to pre-purchase equipment and go to bid with a drill-ready fleet.
'The Federal Government approved funds to buy these two rigs. It was clear that it was not enough but based on the dictated by the National Assembly, we were only able to buy two.
The increased movement in the rig repair market comes on the heels of an uncertain 2015, and more predictability going forward.
A second land rig project is due in Q4 of 2016, further expanding Asry's diversified skill set.
"The "Shuwehat" rig is the third rig handed over to NDC in 2014 and we are scheduled to deliver the next NDC rig to the client within a matter of months," noted Moffat.
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Oxy's president and general manager Steve Kelly said, "We are pleased to mobilise our third drilling rig provided by GDI to support Oxy's active development programme".
Parker introduced a winterized rig on wheels for a Prudhoe Bay operation in 1978 and in the early 1990s built the massive, environmentally sensitive Rig 245 specifically designed for Alaska's North Slope.
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But the question is now whether the rig can be recovered and how much delay will be added to the already much delayed effort to exploit the South Pars gasfield.
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"While our efforts were recently focused on filling the new-build order book, we have in parallel maintained our strategy of supporting our more traditional business activity, namely, rig refurbishment work as this further highlights MIS' unique position which spans a number of business lines," said Jerry Smith, MIS' Managing Director.
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When the righting moment is increased by reducing weight in the rig, weight can be shaved off the keel bulb.