Definition of Drill rig

1. Noun. Rig used in drilling for oil or gas.

Exact synonyms: Drilling Rig, Oil Rig, Oilrig
Specialized synonyms: Drilling Platform, Offshore Rig
Generic synonyms: Rig

Definition of Drill rig

1. Noun. (&lit drill rig) ¹

2. Noun. An oil rig. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Drill Rig

drill bits
drill core
drill cores
drill down
drill downs
drill ground
drill grounds
drill hole
drill in
drill instructor
drill instructors
drill jig
drill jigs
drill master
drill press
drill rig (current term)
drill rod
drill sergeant
drill sergeants
drill site
drill steel

Literary usage of Drill rig

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1. A Manual of Mining: Based on the Course of Lectures on Mining Delivered at by Magnus Colbjørn Ihlseng, Eugene Benjamin Wilson (1908)
"The typical American drill rig is illustrated in Fig- 275. This consists of a derrick 75 feet, or more, in height, having at its crown a sheave over which ..."

2. Alternative Methods for Fluid Delivery and Recovery by Larry Murdoch (1995)
"The drill rig must also provide torque to the drill string. ... The drill rig must have sufficient capacity to overcome wellbore friction and supply the ..."

3. Permafrost: North American Contribution [to The] Second International Conference by Building Research Advisory Board Staff (1973)
"Equipment, Tools, and Methods A versatile drill rig and standard tools were used ... The Failing Model 1500 SS drill rig was rated for about 152 mm hole to ..."

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