rig
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rig(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (nautical)
a. el aparejo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
That's a beautiful sailboat. What rig is she? - Thank you! She's a cutter.Es un velero hermoso. ¿Qué tipo de aparejo es ese? - ¡Gracias! Es un cúter.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(clothing)
a. la vestimenta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
All the waiters at the restaurant wear the typical rig of waiters in Cuba.Todos los meseros en el restaurante llevan la vestimenta típica de los meseros en Cuba.
b. el atuendo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Everyone showed up to the Renaissance fair dressed up in their period rig.Todos llegaron a la feria renacentista vestidos en su atuendo de la época.
3. (mining)
a. la torre de perforación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(on land)
The bill would approve the construction of the rig five miles north of the town.El proyecto de ley aprobaría la construcción de la torre de perforación cinco millas al norte del pueblo.
b. la plataforma petrolífera
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(on the ocean)
Becky went to work on a rig in the middle of the Pacific.Becky se fue a trabajar en una plataforma petrolífera en el medio del Pacífico.
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(tractor trailer truck)
a. el camión
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The trucker pulled his rig into the rest stop to take a nap.El camionero paró su camión en el área de descanso para tomar una siesta.
5.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(piece of equipment)
a. el equipo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Yuniel was eager to try his new amplifier rig on the gig that night.Yuniel estaba emocionado de estrenar su nuevo equipo de amplificación en la presentación de esa noche.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
6. (nautical)
a. aparejar
The sailors are rigging the sailboat for the upcoming regatta.Los marineros están aparejando el velero para la próxima regata.
b. equipar
The boat was commissioned to be rigged with three staysails.Se encargó que el barco fuera equipado con tres velas de estay.
7. (to manipulate)
a. amañar
The system is rigged so that the same politicians stay in power.El sistema está amañado para que los mismos políticos mantengan su poder.
b. arreglar
If we don't rig the fight, we'll be the ones swimming with the fishes.Si no arreglamos la pelea, seremos nosotros los que estaremos nadando con los peces.
c. manipular
The egg companies were accused of rigging prices.Las compañías de huevos fueron acusadas de manipular precios.
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rig
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of ship)
a. el aparejo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(oil) rigtorre f de perforación (petrolífera)
2. (colloquial)
a. la vestimenta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(outfit)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (ship)
a. aparejar
4. (colloquial)
a. amañar (election)
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rig [rɪɡ]
noun
1 (Náut) aparejo (m)
2 (also oil rig) (on land) torre (f) de perforación; (at sea) plataforma (f) petrolífera
3 (outfit) (also rig out) vestimenta (f); atuendo (m)
transitive verb
1 (Náut) [+ship] aparejar; equipar
2 (fix dishonestly) [+election, competition] amañar
She accused her opponents of rigging the vote
[+prices] manipular
the government had got it all rigged el gobierno lo había arreglado todo de modo fraudulento
the blatantly rigged elections which allowed to retain power
to rig the market (Comm) manipular la lonja or la bolsa
They> rig their domestic markets in favour of local businesses
it was rigged hubo tongo (informal)
the fight/match was rigged
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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