Found 2 items, similar to Rig.
English → English
n 1: gear (including necessary machinery) for a particular
2: a truck consisting of a tractor and trailer together [syn: trailer truck
, tractor trailer
, trucking rig
, articulated lorry
3: formation of masts, spars, sails, etc., on a vessel [syn: rigging
4: a set of clothing (with accessories); “his getup was
5: gear used in fishing [syn: fishing gear
, fishing tackle
, fishing rig
6: a vehicle with four wheels drawn by two or more horses [syn:
7: the act of swindling by some fraudulent scheme; “that book
is a fraud”
v 1: arrange the outcome of by means of deceit; “rig an election”
[syn: set up
2: manipulate in a fraudulent manner; “rig prices”
3: connect or secure to; “They rigged the bomb to the ignition”
4: equip with sails, masts, etc.; “rig a ship”
, set up
English → English
1. (Naut.) The peculiar fitting in shape, number, and
arrangement of sails and masts, by which different types
of vessels are distinguished; as, schooner rig, ship rig,
etc. See Illustration in Appendix.
2. Dress; esp., odd or fanciful clothing. [Colloq.]
, n. [See Ridge
A ridge. [Prov. or Scott.]
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Rigged
; p. pr. & vb. n.
.] [Norweg. rigga to bind, particularly, to wrap
round, rig; cf. AS. wr[=i]han to cover.]
1. To furnish with apparatus or gear; to fit with tackling.
2. To dress; to equip; to clothe, especially in an odd or
fanciful manner; -- commonly followed by out.
Jack was rigged out in his gold and silver lace.
To rig a purchase
, to adapt apparatus so as to get a
purchase for moving a weight, as with a lever, tackle,
To rig a ship
(Naut.), to fit the shrouds, stays, braces,
etc., to their respective masts and yards.
, n. [Cf. Wriggle
1. A romp; a wanton; one given to unbecoming conduct. [Obs.]
2. A sportive or unbecoming trick; a frolic.
3. A blast of wind. [Prov. Eng.] --Wright.
That uncertain season before the rigs of Michaelmas
were yet well composed. --Burke.
To run a rig
, to play a trick; to engage in a frolic; to do
something strange and unbecoming.
He little dreamt when he set out
Of running such a rig. --Cowper.
, v. i.
To play the wanton; to act in an unbecoming manner; to play
tricks. “Rigging and rifling all ways.”
, v. t.
To make free with; hence, to steal; to pilfer. [Obs. or
To rig the market
(Stock Exchange), to raise or lower
market prices, as by some fraud or trick. [Cant]