drilling rig

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drilling rig (plural drilling rigs)

  1. Used other than as an idiom: see drilling,‎ rig.
    • 2010, Geological Survey (U.S.), Minerals Yearbook 2008, volume 3, page 19-22:
      DFI planned to commission a drilling rig to begin an extensive evaluation of the Barteajam and the Henry Town gold prospects in 2009
  2. An oil rig.