rig out

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v rig out put on special clothes to appear particularly appealing and attractive "She never dresses up, even when she goes to the opera","The young girls were all fancied up for the party"
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Rig out to furnish with complete dress, &c
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Scand.; Norw. rigga, to bandage, to put on sails, rigg, rigging.

Usage

In literature:

Others rig out a temporary tent with sticks and a blanket over it, creep under this, and deem themselves luxuriously accommodated.
"Life and Work in Benares and Kumaon, 1839-1877" by James Kennedy
We had rigged out our fenders, so that neither steamer was likely to be damaged by a collision.
"Up the River" by Oliver Optic
I'll rig you out in some of my clothes.
"Blow The Man Down" by Holman Day
It was decided that the carpenter should rig out a raft in a hasty fashion, and that we were to be put aboard it.
"Young Glory and the Spanish Cruiser" by Walter Fenton Mott
I think he's the best man to rig-out Jack, and, besides, I've had dealings with him before.
"Crown and Anchor" by John Conroy Hutcheson
The owner looked at me curiously, as I asked for a general rig out, but showed me what I wanted nevertheless.
"Roger Trewinion" by Joseph Hocking
They were a funny looking trio when they had rigged themselves out in the captain's duds.
"A Voyage with Captain Dynamite" by Charles Edward Rich
Every one rigged out in his own peculiar style, and breakfast despatched, they draw together to deliberate on a plan of future action.
"The Flag of Distress" by Mayne Reid
I know their 'tarnal rigs, inside and out.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 56, Number 347, September, 1844" by Various
He often talks about you, and wouldn't he stare, just, to see you in this rig-out!
"The Idler Magazine, Volume III., July 1893" by Various
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In poetry:

Away went Gilpin, neck or nought;
Away went hat and wig;
He little dreamt, when he set out,
Of running such a rig.
"The Diverting History Of John Gilpin, Showing How He Went Farther Than He Intended, And Came Safe Ho" by William Cowper
"For England expects—I forbear to proceed:
'Tis a maxim tremendous, but trite:
And you'd best be unpacking the things that you need
To rig yourselves out for the fight."
"The Hunting Of The Snark " by Lewis Carroll
"For England expects—I forbear to proceed:
'Tis a maxim tremendous, but trite:
And you'd best be unpacking the things that you need
To rig yourselves out for the fight."
"Fit The Fourth - The Hunting" by Lewis Carroll
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
All placid except for the dip of the oar
Of the skiff, or the barge striking out from the shore,
While merry excursionists shout till the gale
Reverberates laughter through rigging and sail.
"Holiday Home." by Hattie Howard
The sunset light was on her spars; the sunset splendour made
A glory in her ragged gear, her rigging slack and frayed;
It fired her battered figurehead, and, passing, touched with flame
Among her scrollwork's tarnished gold her new out-landish name.
"Sold Foreign" by Cicely Fox Smith

In news:

Fire out at Gulf oil rig.
News»Top Stories» Fire Out After Oil Rig Explosion in La.
Coast Guard officials say an oil rig fire has been out after an explosion off the coast of Louisiana that sent four people to hospitals.
Weighing in at about 25,000 tons, the jack-up rig slowly rises out of the sea and comes to a stop high above the waves.
The Hauser Rural Fire Department helped pull the rig out of the ditch.
I had just put out my trolling rig less than 200 feet from the launch and hooked this beauty.
Lawyers for two BP oil rig workers say the Justice Department is trying to make scapegoats out of them.
An ambulance pulls out of the West Jefferson Medical Center emergency room entrance as victims in the Friday rig fire in the Gulf of Mexico are driven to Baton Rouge.
There are lots of great DSLR rigs out there that can help improve your shooting in a big way, but we've never seen one so compact.
Fire out at Gulf oil rig .
Check out how the Mothers Big Rig Hits High Gear in 2011 as we show you where you can find the Mother's Big Rig at a Car Show near your.
Now they're out to take over the world by rigging the standards for Web services so that they lock developers into proprietary languages and keep the little guys out of the lucrative Web services market.
Waves so unexpected they leave no time for escape, so powerful they can take out even supertankers and oil rigs.
That black stuff coming out of big rigs and buses has never been pretty, but it does more than darken the skies.
Motorists on Interstate 85 southbound late Sunday night into early Monday morning should keep an eye out for a giant rig that will be driving no faster than 45 mph, according to the Georgia Department of Transportation.
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In science:

For this, as Ha jiˇcek pointed out, we need a rigged Hilbert space construction.
Overview and Outlook
To find out the regularity conditions on the (generalized) knot invariants, we need to carry out a similar construction and isolate the appropriate rigged Hilbert space.
Overview and Outlook
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