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drill rig

noun
1.
rig1 (def 9).
Also called drilling rig.
Origin
1910-1915
1910-15, Americanism
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  • Many landowners don't know where the drill rig is but are pocketing one or more thousand per acre per year.
  • Various parts of a drill rig create noise besides the drilling rod.
  • Personnel on the ground should keep away from the drill rig unless they are required for the task.
  • The drill rig frame must rest atop the pavement when holes are being drilled.
  • The auger itself is driven either mechanically or by a hydraulically-powered drill rig.
  • Flesher also noted that the map he observed at the drill rig on the day of the blowout did show the mine workings in question.
  • Photo of electrohydraulic drill rig that was used to drill the horizontal borehole.
  • Observe overhead lines, tree limbs, or other objects before raising the mast of the drill rig.
  • Extends stabilizing jackscrews to support and level drill rig.
  • While workers were rigging up a drill rig, the bottom came loose when the crew picked up the rig.

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