There are 2 main translations of rig in Spanish

: rig1rig2

rig1

plataforma petrolífera, n.

Pronunciation /rɪɡ//rɪɡ/

noun

  • 1oil rig

    plataforma petrolífera feminine
    plataforma petrolera feminine
    (derrick) torre de perforación feminine
    • When he went there, Chesebrough noticed that roughnecks who worked the rigs were maddened by a gelatinous black gunk that clogged up their drills.
    • The rig is on contract from Diamond Offshore Drilling in the United Kingdom.
    • About 100 workers at five Tarananki onshore oil and gas exploration rigs in New Zealand's central North Island returned to work on November 21.
    • The US Coast Guard said at least seven rigs are adrift, while eight refineries have shut down.
    • Huge wages were paid to men on the rigs in those days, and were the envy of us landlubbers.
    • The 324-ft-high rigs tower over the Portland waterfront.
    • Production was cut at its rigs in the Gulf of Mexico and at onshore refineries such as Texas City, which was also the scene of a fatal fire in March.
    • It was established that the East London crew was the closest helicopter team capable of landing on the rig.
    • Oil prices shot up nearly US $1.50 a barrel yesterday as oil and natural gas producers evacuated rigs in the Gulf of Mexico.
    • Lead anodes also have high resistance to corrosion by seawater, making them economical to use in systems for the cathodic protection of ships and offshore rigs.
    • Work boats will service the rig from the Geraldton Port, while the helicopters will be based at Geraldton Airport.
    • US warships escorted Iraqi oil tankers and assisted attacks on Iranian rigs.
    • Salvors plan to install a rig on to the seabed next to the vessel to speed up the clearance process.
    • But there is a bigger threat to their industry that may prove harder to disarm - the risk that fishermen jump ship for high wages on the rigs.
    • Even a relatively small leak in the pipelines that carry oil and gas from offshore rigs to onshore facilities could leave hundreds of miles of coastline on Alaska's North Slope awash in oil.
    • Though they are not ships, oil and gas rigs in the ocean, and transoceanic cables too, are as worthy of naval attack and defense as any ship might be.
    • He's part of a team studying whether the growing number of gas rigs is driving the birds away and hastening their decline.
    • The development of onshore power generation facilities for rigs is also being pushed forward to free up offshore gas for sale - previously platforms would have used their own supply to power themselves.
    • Traders were hoping that Wednesday's US petroleum inventories report would suggest how badly the young Atlantic hurricane season had hurt production at offshore rigs.
    • But it's interesting to see the number of rigs piling up in the Cromarty Firth.
  • 2

    Nautical
    aparejo masculine
    • She has 27 sails in a frigate rig on three masts and a bowsprit, with a total surface area of 2,683 square metres.
    • They range from gaff rigs, Clyde Silver yachts and even a Custom's Pinnace.
    • The Finn, Europe and Laser have a single sail, while the 470 class has a two-sail rig.
    • He owned his first yacht when he was twenty four, a sailing dinghy with a rig of his own design, built in water-resistant ply - unusual for those days.
    • The radial consists of a 5.76 square metre sail area compared to the regular rig of 7.06.
    • The rig is fractional and most boats were sold with a mainsail and 120% jib as standard equipment.
    • If you have decided to store your boat ashore during hurricane season, the only safe way to do it is to remove the rig, dig a hole, and set the boat in the hole resting on overlapping tyres.
    • The rig is a simple deck-stepped mast-head sloop with single upper shrouds and spreaders, double lower shrouds and split backstay.
    • For these sailors, catboats offer one of the simplest of all sailing rigs to manage.
    • The sailing rig is hypothetical and based on Roman practice.
    • The object of their game was to identify the rigs on the sailboats which appeared.
    • In the late 19th century there were frequent matches as it was a way of testing design and modifying sailing rigs for maximum performance.
  • 3

    • 3.1informal (uniform, outfit)

      atuendo masculine
      • The first is black and floral-carved, so the new rig was ordered in a tan basketweave finish, with a belt sans cartridge loops.
      • One of my escorts relieved me of my revolver and thrust it into the belt of his field rig, then the soldiers urged me with their rifles towards the door.
      • When it comes to outfitting ladies with the right rig, sometimes it's not so much the holster as the belt.
      • Westminster was also testing the Navy's new Improved Action Working Dress, a rig which is for use on board while on duty.
      • After the briefing, the pilots suit up in their combat survival vests and helmets, a rig carefully prepared and inspected by the life-support crew.
      • A number of them also enjoyed a soak in an onsen - a natural hot spring - where tradition dictates that birthday suit is the required rig.
      • Women who come to your store looking for cowboy rigs want quality products that accurately reflect the glory days of the cowboy.
      • Officers and sailors who normally wear winter rig came to work in jeans, brightly coloured shirts and for some, riding boots.

    • 3.2slang (equipment)

      equipo masculine
      • Next comes the lighting rig: spotlights, blinkers, winkers, everything but lasers, blazing like Luna Park.
      • Plans for the gallery are to create a new exhibition space behind the main entrance, complete with a lighting rig and new wall.
      • The theatre's lighting rig and other equipment are included in the sale.
      • Great rigs, especially for gaming, are a synergy between the tower and a host of other peripherals.
      • The rig used by Stephen Hilder was a popular standard design.
      • Melancholy fills the air as cables and lighting rigs are dismantled.
      • This hard-bitten Philadelphia holster maker operates a classic one-man-shop specializing in extremely well-made and practically designed carry rigs.
      • If you really want to get crazy, then you can set up two MIDI keyboards and use them in the dual-manual fashion with a foot-pedal rig to play bass, just like the genuine article.
      • It makes it easier for Baker Marine to make these rigs for their clients with our help.
      • Since these were to be gaming rigs their specification was suitably high.
      • Look a bit further and you will find a whole host of lighting rigs, sound booms, directors, camera men and wardrobe ladies all huddled around a monitor as they watch the latest medical emergency unfold.
      • Supporting six platoons - each platoon loaded with 18 sets of diving rigs, dive team members have their work cut out for them.
      • Costs about a grand, but you can make your guitar sound like literally anything; from basses to the specific rigs of your favourite guitarist; from a keyboard to your own customised wall of squalling white noise and feedback.
      • Meanwhile, PC gamers were getting their first gander at Doom 3, and collectively wondering just how much they would need to upgrade their rigs in order to be able to run the thing.
      • Either rig will capture most of the toxic dust sanding generates - but not all of it.
      • To supply warships at sea the ship has three main refuelling rigs and a crane rig for smaller vessels, and the vessel also has a large flight deck and hangar facilities for Merlin helicopters.
      • However, the American-style performance will surely work well under the slick lighting and sound rigs of a purpose-built theatre and the high element of audience participation should jolly everyone along.
      • Both of these concealment rigs are available for the Colt Single Action and I use both of them frequently.
      • CMS, based at the Chamber of Commerce headquarters in Little Germany, provided the ATA Carnet documents for the lighting rigs, sound systems, stage sets and costumes.
      • The second rig is a paternoster which can be used with dead or live baits.

  • 4US slang

    (truck)
    camión masculine
    • A man in a semi-truck pulled his big rig to the side of the road, and asked us where we were headed.
    • His company runs six tractor-trailer rigs, all five-axle dump trucks.
    • Four moving vans, two rigs, a dump trailer, and a front loader, which the seller owns, are included in the price.
    • I have to use the roads too and don't want this guy driving a big rig or a school bus.
    • He was scolded, ended up in the cab of a big rig with this man he slightly knew, under a clear sky on the straight desert interstate.
    • Eastwood stages a great car chase between himself and a big rig carrying expensive automobiles.
    • We have cars, trucks, dune buggies, motorcycles, rigs and tanks.
    • Semi tractor-trailer rigs have dryers on the fuel lines to eliminate water and contain large fuel filters.
    • Several managers at grocery and drug stores say they are content to let Pepsi representatives back their rigs up to the loading dock, haul in the cases and put them on the shelves.
    • You can haul a mini-excavator or track loader almost anywhere on a small trailer pulled by a good pickup truck, saving the cost of a tractor rig and a commercial driver's license.
    • More than 20 states have introduced anti-idling laws that were written primarily to stop truckers from leaving their rigs idling for long periods.
    • He is a licensed pilot and often travels the state in his plane; he also holds a commercial drivers' license, enabling him to drive buses and big rigs.

transitive verb

Nautical

  • 1

    aparejar
    • The equipment, about the size of a satellite dish, is rigged to the side of the ship.
    • Speaking from the yacht yesterday, crewman Christian Hankel said they were moving well, a mast and sail had been rigged and the engine was working.
    • Using powerful floodlights to attract the delicacy known to the Japanese as ika, the boats employ sails which are rigged astern to reduce the ship's roll in the ocean swells.
    • After a short wait in the LZ for the bridge sections and boats to be rigged, we reviewed the preflight weight and power calculations.
    • I want that schooner mast patched and sail rigged as soon as possible.
    • Mel had pointed the boat into the wind so that Al and Abe could show us how to rig her properly.
    • This view gives a good impression of the huge amount of rope needed to rig a sailing ship.
    • When more medical supplies arrived, LAC Williams and I unloaded the aircraft, re - rigged it for the return journey and carried litter patients to the aircraft.
    • Such ships were robustly built with stout planking secured to massive framing timbers, with a single mast possibly rigged with a square sail.
    • It may seem odd to see people rigging sails on their ships in space at first but what a glorious backdrop this is.
    • The first, and flagship of the fleet, is S / Y Crescent - a ketch rigged mono hulled vessel.
    • The Discovery benefits from its romantic association with Captain Robert Falcon Scott and is fully rigged unlike its ugly sister.
    • From gold-laden galleons to a fully rigged tea-clipper, there are wrecks galore in the clear waters around Salcombe.
    • The flight controls had been carefully rigged to fractions of a degree while the wing slats were removed and then refitted to ensure a perfectly smooth fit.
    • Apparently, the machine had been incorrectly rigged and Bob had his hands full in getting the Heinkel back on the ground.
    • She is rigged for trawling and is ready to join the local fleet working for prawns under the command of skipper Eric Johnston.
    • The trainee programme offers those aged 16 to 25 the opportunity to sail to France on a traditionally rigged sailing ship.
    • Gliders are left rigged ready for re-use in the hangar
    • The boat must be fully rigged and, meet safety- and class-requirements.
    • The boat had been recently commissioned and placed under Captain Charles Inglis to be rigged.
    • When Armand glanced out again early in the morning light he saw an old aluminum fishing skiff with an outboard astern, sporting an orange plastic tarp rigged amidships over the loading boom as a tent.
    • At first when sails triumphed over oars, a large square sail was rigged on the mainmast while two smaller sails fore and aft gave the ship maneuverability.
    • At the beach we had to rig one of the rafts so that the youngsters could get in, and then we put Lee in one with them.
    • Harrison Spencer, of Gunard, Isle of Wight, has been made an MBE for his services to yacht rigging and sailing at Cowes.
    • By the beginning of December Challenger was newly rigged, freshly caulked and painted, and fitted with a new deck house for the comfort of the Scientifics.
    • Originally planned as an air ambulance, the Huey was later rigged as a gun ship and a troop carrier.
    • The topmen were already working to rig the last of the sail and running rigging.
    • He looked up at the starry sky, at the one sail they had rigged, and then at the ship's deck.
    • They started rigging up the aircraft after unloading it from a trailer but the pilot was interrupted twice.
    • Trying to lessen the impact, the boat turned south on Sunday rigged in full storm mode - all gear was checked and rechecked and everything made secure.
    • They rigged two mooring legs on the ship's fantail, consisting of anchors, chain and heavy cable attached to two buoys.
    • The six berth trawler was built in 1988 and is steel hulled, shelter decked, is 24 metres in length and is rigged for trawling.
    • Tarangini is a ‘Barque’, which means she is square rigged on the fore and mainmasts and fore and aft rigged on the mizzenmast.
    • He told Matthews of his desire to have all available sail rigged and set.

There are 2 main translations of rig in Spanish

: rig1rig2

rig2

amañar, v.

Pronunciation /rɪɡ//rɪɡ/

transitive verb

  • 1

    (fix)
    (election/contest) amañar
    (contest/election) trinquetear Mexico informal
    (fight) arreglar
    • America has a long history of vote tampering and rigged elections in many local jurisdictions.
    • West Yorkshire police said further arrests were expected as part of an ongoing investigation into ballot rigging in the Bradford area.
    • Many fans that can't afford a generator have rigged up their televisions to car batteries to beat the blackouts.
    • The police have rigged up lights to keep watch, ordered taxi drivers not to pick him up, seized his home computer and cut off his telephone.
    • Surely he'd seen the commode in the corner of the dining room, because that thing was not completely hidden by the screen they had rigged up, no matter what Dottie said.
    • The protesters rigged up a sound system outside the chief executive's home and blasted out aircraft noise for 15 minutes.
    • By this point he had won the trust and respect of the subjects of his documentary to such an extent that they also acted as crew members for him, rigging up makeshift lights and constructing dollies that would run on the existing tracks.
    • The elections were so clearly rigged that six of the main opposition parties made a joint declaration on election day denouncing electoral fraud and withdrawing their candidates.
    • Using more pipe fittings, we rigged up a weather vane, and then we were ready to install the dish roof.
    • There is no play tomorrow because the arena is being rigged up for television coverage which starts on Saturday.
    • It had started out pretty innocently; a trick glass here, a rigged deck of cards there.
    • These individuals are thought of as having rigged the system to gain control of the country's petroleum wealth.
    • Thousands of protesters rallied today, north of Baghdad, in the Sunni city of Samarra, charging the vote was rigged and demanding new elections.
    • In fact, I heard him only after the dispute began over the private kitchen he had rigged up for himself.
    • Now and again the speeches would be interrupted for volleys of gunfire over the graves and choruses of martial-sounding music from loudspeakers rigged up around the cemetery.
    • The poverty-stricken young Joe rigged up a make-do punchbag in his rickety garden shed.
    • At the top end of the glen darts of sunshine poked through the billowing clouds and encouraged us to go for it and, fully rigged up in waterproofs, we were soon splashing our way up into the Lairig Eilde.
    • He walked to a computer terminal, the display of which was rigged up to project its image onto a large white screen at the front of the briefing room.
    • Fiddling became fraud when enrolments were rigged.
    • Once you have the positional advantage you have rigged the race so you can't lose.
    • Part of the pub has been sealed off to the form the ‘house’ and cameras have been rigged up, allowing fellow drinkers to monitor the progress of the contestants.
    • He could be installed again, or his thugs may rig some things in his favor, but that's all different.
    • Yet prosecutors accuse the jailed tycoon of rigging an auction to gain control of Apatit a decade ago and then failing to pay the bid of US $283 million.
    • They claim that the poll was rigged, distorted, or a flat out lie.
    • Spitzer recently investigated bid rigging in the insurance field.
    • Liberty's dad had been so tired of yelling all through the house for his children, that he rigged up a telephone system to each room.
    • What Davis described in his speech, a nationwide drive to overturn elections and rig the political system, is a deadly serious matter.
    • Until now, if your boat didn't have hot water the next best solution was to rig up a sun shower or heat up a pot on the stove.
    • They're also alleging that she rigged last year's election.
    • Jonah rigged up a narrow plywood sheet with screws threaded in at various points; it's now our camera mount and steadicam in one.
    • Encased for months in plaster body casts, Kahlo began to paint lying in bed with a special easel rigged up by her mother.
    • The results began to trickle through on the ship's radio late at night; excitement grew as we strained to hear the results on the loudspeaker, rigged up for us by the Chief Engineer.
    • The man, upon seeing a knight rigged out in full armor sticking a lance in his face, fears for his life.
    • We must rescue the political institutions of all nations from the corruption of corporate power, which rigs elections, distorts fair trade within and between nations, and puts profits before humanity.
    • Hosannas to Ridley Scott, who made a star out of Sigourney Weaver by rigging her in a tight jumpsuit and launching her into space.
    • The result was forged turnout figures and rigged elections.
    • The MDC, along with Britain, the European Union and the US, has refused to accept the results, saying voting was rigged and influenced by violence and intimidation.
    • Various cars he'd wrecked littered the long drive and when I eventually found him he was riding a donkey over whose head he'd rigged up some wing mirrors.
    • He insisted that the parliamentary poll was free from political interference, but promised to investigate allegations of vote rigging.
    • In villages where the population density is relatively low, he hopes observers would also manage to check whether voters' lists are rigged.
    • But I did laugh very merrily when the reception manager made his way around the courtyard diners, rigged up in full Father Christmas gear and gumboots five sizes too big.
    • Sure it's fun to get rigged up in some flapping strides and dance along to some dire disco every once in a while.
    • He said: ‘It is intolerable that girl pupils should go into school rigged out in a dishcloth!’
    • The next day a still was rigged, using wood from the wings as fuel.
    • Voting - notoriously viewed as being regularly rigged in Europe - will be in the hands of viewers.
    • Do the seven-day trip rigged out in ponchos and fleece chaps just like local cowboys.
    • Nasa had provided forceps and astronauts had rigged up a makeshift hacksaw for Robinson to use if the gap-fillers proved difficult to remove.