HyperDic: derrick

English > 2 senses of the word derrick:
NOUNartifactderricka framework erected over an oil well to allow drill tubes to be raised and lowered
artifactderricka simple crane having lifting tackle slung from a boom
derrick > pronunciation
Soundsdeh'rihk
Rhymesacademic ... Zurich: 733 rhymes with ihk...
English > derrick: 2 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA framework erected over an oil well to allow drill tubes to be raised and lowered.
Broaderframework, frameA structure supporting or containing something
Spanishtorre de perforación
Catalantorre de perforació
English > derrick: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA simple crane having lifting tackle slung from a boom.
BroadercraneLifts and moves heavy objects
Spanishgrua derrick

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