Definition of oil rig noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


oil rig

BrE BrE//ˈɔɪl rɪɡ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɔɪl rɪɡ//
(also oil platform) The power industry
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a large structure with equipment for getting oil from under the ground or under the sea See related entries: The power industry
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