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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Derrick(0.01609 detik)
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English → Indonesian (quick)
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: a framework erected over an oil well to allow drill tubes to
be raised and lowered
2: a simple crane having lifting tackle slung from a boom
English → English (gcide)
Derrick \Der"rick\, n. [Orig., a gallows, from a hangman named
Derrick. The name is of Dutch origin; D. Diederik, Dierryk,
prop. meaning, chief of the people; cf. AS. pe['o]dric, E.
Theodoric, G. Dietrich. See Dutch, and Rich.]
1. A mast, spar, or tall frame, supported at the top by stays
or guys, and usually pivoted at the base, with suitable
tackle for hoisting heavy weights, such as stones in
2. (Mining) The pyramidal structure or tower over a deep
drill hole, such as that of an oil well (also called an
oil derrick .
[Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC]
Derrick crane, a combination of the derrick and the crane,
having facility for hoisting and also for swinging the