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rig up


  • WordNet 3.6
    • v rig up erect or construct, especially as a temporary measure "Can he rig up a P.A. system?"
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In literature:

I felt nearly certain you were the woman I wanted, so I rigged up a plan.
"The Second Latchkey" by Charles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson
You've deliberately rigged them up to build a case against me.
"Star Surgeon" by Alan Nourse
Before Teddy went home I rigged him up in his new boots and stockings, and he was amusingly proud.
"The Chequers" by James Runciman
In the first place, we can easily rig up a small platform just above this window here.
"The Chums of Scranton High" by Donald Ferguson
So Johnnie Green rigged up a trap, which he made from an old box, a few sticks, and a bit of string.
"The Tale of Frisky Squirrel" by Arthur Scott Bailey
The possession of these articles raised his spirits for a time, so that he set to work to rig up a sort of jury mast and sail.
"Ralph Granger's Fortunes" by William Perry Brown
They ran about the bridge and swarmed up the rigging.
"Fairies and Folk of Ireland" by William Henry Frost
Celeste and Ossoli were caught for a moment by the rigging, but the next wave swallowed them up.
"Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, No. 438" by Various
I'se got your cloes all dry, and you can rig up and breakfust at de Cunnel's.
"Continental Monthly, Vol I, Issue I, January 1862" by Various
It was decided, therefore, to rig up the tents and sleep under their protection.
"The Border Boys Across the Frontier" by Fremont B. Deering
Find the base and rig up the detector.
"The Time Traders" by Andre Norton
I'm going to rig up things so that they'll look right.
"The Lost Valley" by J. M. Walsh
She was wired up pretty good, though, and there was more wire in the rig.
"The Quirt" by B.M. Bower
Soon after arriving there the warden had an electrical apparatus rigged up with which he was tortured constantly.
"Studies in Forensic Psychiatry" by Bernard Glueck
And at one end of the dance room, Chow had rigged up a model of a Western chuck wagon.
"Tom Swift and the Electronic Hydrolung" by Victor Appleton
We'll be a bit late, but we can easily rig up a yarn to explain.
"Golden Stories" by Various
The bell which Sprague had rigged up was in working order again.
"Murder at Bridge" by Anne Austin
If any o' yuh wants tuh feel what it's like, I'll rig the trap up agin in the mawnin' for yuh.
"Afloat" by Alan Douglas
Ultimately, Farrow got her brother James to come out from town with his tools, and between us all we rigged up a small manipulator for my hand.
"Highways in Hiding" by George Oliver Smith
We must rig them up some sort of a shanty, I suppose, this morning.
"Love Among the Chickens" by P. G. Wodehouse

In poetry:

I pump the market up and down
By rigging stock reports,
And get my pickings on the side
From dress goods ads, and sports.
"Alf’s Eleventh Bit" by Ezra Pound
You look slap-up in that rig-out.
We ort to celebrate -
I fell it's up to me to shout!
But - can't be done, ole mate!
For I 'ave took a solemn vow
I never shout for soldiers now.
"The Bar-Room Patriot" by C J Dennis

In news:

Jack-up rig might have brought invasive organism to Inlet.
With special modifications, 20,000-ft SCR rig to tackle subsea wells located in up to 9,627 feet of water.
Buccaneer Alaska Energy's jack up rig, the Endeavour.
But the rig remains tied up at the Homer harbor and plans for it to drill this year near Tyonek have now been scrapped.
Caltrans is preparing to make major changes at the new S-curve on the Bay Bridge to avoid the six-hour tie-up caused by a big-rig crash on Wednesday.
HSL's Rigging team has designed a strong and versatile tower capable of lifting loads up to 2 tons, complete with a small, neat footprint.
The rig is set up in Penn Quarter at Ninth and H streets, Northwest.
Luna Rossa launch their AC72 America's Cup yacht in Auckland tomorrow and there was considerable symbolism in the fact that, within sight of their base at the Viaduct today, Team New Zealand's boat was rigged up.
Ben also rigs up a system to manually change the temperature on an old Honeywell thermostat.
Then they back the rig up into the water and the magic happens.
Testing rig set up at future site of Cape Wind.
Big rig, car end up in Highway 99 ditch after wreck.
Traffic was backed up on northbound Highway 99 in Galt on Wednesday morning after a big rig slammed into a car near Twin Cities Road, according to police (Nov 21, 2012).
At the end of 2005, the Dutch service provider Frontline Rigging added another four ChainMaster VarioTrolleys, which are capable of moving at up to 40m per minute, to its inventory.
Sharks were manageable, I did have two rigs messed up but nothing like earlier in the week.

In science:

The action-angle variables are introduced by generalizing the rigged configurations (q = 1) up to some equivalence specified by the string center equation (q = 0).
The Bethe ansatz in a periodic box-ball system and the ultradiscrete Riemann theta function
This method for function evaluation is by far the easiest to implement and the most commonly used within the scientific community, especially where test code has to be rigged up or once-only jobs need to be run.
Performance Comparison of Function Evaluation Methods
All of these can support arbitrary complexity if you rig up a special enough initial state.
Crystalline Computation