Meaning of rigger

rig•ger

Pronunciation: (rig'ur), [key]
— n.
  1. a person who rigs.
  2. a person whose occupation is the fitting of the rigging of ships.
  3. a person who works with hoisting tackle, cranes, scaffolding, etc.
  4. a protective structure around a construction site.
    1. a mechanic skilled in the assembly, adjustment, and alignment of aircraft control surfaces, wings, and the like.
    2. Seeparachute rigger.
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