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Digger vs. Rigger

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  • Digger (noun)

    A large piece of machinery that digs holes or trenches; an excavator.

  • Digger (noun)

    A tool for digging.

  • Digger (noun)

    A spade (playing card).

  • Digger (noun)

    One who digs.

  • Digger (noun)

    A gold miner, one who digs for gold.

  • Digger (noun)

    An informal nickname for a friend; used as a term of endearment.

  • Digger (noun)

    An Australian soldier.

  • Rigger (noun)

    One who rigs or dresses; as:

  • Rigger (noun)

    One whose occupation is to fit the rigging of a ship or of a counterweight system.

  • Rigger (noun)

    One whose occupation is to lift and move large and heavy objects (such as industrial machinery) with the help of cables, hoists, and other equipment.

  • Rigger (noun)

    A part of a rowing boat's equipment used to provide leverage for a rowing blade or oar around a fixed fulcrum.

  • Rigger (noun)

    A cylindrical pulley or drum in machinery.

  • Rigger (noun)

    A plastic bottle of beer, typically between 1 L to 2.5 L volume.

  • Rigger (noun)

    A long, slender, pointed sable paintbrush for making fine lines, etc.; said to be so called from its use for drawing the lines of the rigging of ships.

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Oxford Dictionary
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  • Digger (noun)

    One who, or that which, digs.

  • Rigger (noun)

    One who rigs or dresses; one whose occupation is to fit the rigging of a ship.

  • Rigger (noun)

    A cylindrical pulley or drum in machinery.

  • Rigger (noun)

    A long slender, and pointed sable brush for making fine lines, etc.; - said to be so called from its use by marine painters for drawing the lines of the rigging.

Webster Dictionary
  • Digger (noun)

    a laborer who digs

  • Digger (noun)

    a machine for excavating

  • Rigger (noun)

    someone who rigs ships

  • Rigger (noun)

    a long slender pointed sable brush used by artists

  • Rigger (noun)

    someone who works on an oil rig

  • Rigger (noun)

    a sailing vessel with a specified rig;

    "a square rigger"

Princeton's WordNet

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