Rigger meaning

rĭgər
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A person who rigs.
  • A person who works with hoisting tackle and the like.
  • A person whose work is assembling the fuselage, wings, etc. of aircraft.
  • A person who packs parachute assemblies.
  • A person who works with an oil rig.
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(nautical) A ship with a specific kind of rigging.
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The definition of a rigger is a person who maintains oil rigs or scaffolding, sailing ships or air craft rigging, or a person who manipulates situations to his or her advantage.

If you build and maintain scaffolding used by window washers, this is an example of when you are a rigger.

If you use a stacked deck of cards and cheat at the game so you'll always win, this is an example of when you are a rigger.

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A part of a rowing boat's equipment used to provide leverage for a rowing blade or oar around a fixed fulcrum.
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One who rigs or dresses; one whose occupation is to fit the rigging of a ship or of a counterweight system.
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A cylindrical pulley or drum in machinery.
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One that rigs.

Oil and gas riggers.

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Origin of rigger

  • rig +"Ž -er

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