Derrick is a tall frame with tackle for hoisting heavy weights. It is also called the upper part of an oil rig, the boom on a crane.

It is a hoisting machine consisting usually of a vertical mast, a slanted boom and associated tackle; may be operated mechanically or by hand.

Ref: 120654/2006-09-22

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