Last modified on 16 October 2014, at 02:47

rigger

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

rig +‎ -er

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

rigger (plural riggers)

  1. One who rigs or dresses; one whose occupation is to fit the rigging of a ship or of a counterweight system.
  2. A part of a rowing boat's equipment used to provide leverage for a rowing blade or oar around a fixed fulcrum.
  3. A cylindrical pulley or drum in machinery.
  4. (New Zealand) A plastic bottle of beer, typically between 1 L to 2.5 L volume.