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monkey board

monkey board  n.— «Everything was icy and visibility was restricted to the bottom of the derrick—far below the monkey board, the little platform where I was to work.» —“The Tyranny of the Should” by Karl Laiho in...

monkey board

monkey board n. a small or narrow elevated platform on which a person stands (to operate a vehicle or machinery, or to perform other work). Editorial Note: While early in its history monkey board referred to a conductor’s place on wheeled vehicles...

monkey board

monkey board  n.— «She also started to learn the offshore patois used to describe the different parts of the platform: the dog house, the monkey board, the rat hole, the cat walk.» —“Taking oil painting to a whole new...

rat hole

rat hole  n.— «She also started to learn the offshore patois used to describe the different parts of the platform: the dog house, the monkey board, the rat hole, the cat walk.» —“Taking oil painting to a whole new...

dog house

dog house  n.— «She also started to learn the offshore patois used to describe the different parts of the platform: the dog house, the monkey board, the rat hole, the cat walk.» —“Taking oil painting to a whole new...

elephant

elephant  n.— «It is sitting on what looks like the biggest new oilfield since the North Sea and Mexico offshore: a giant, by oil industry standards, if not yet exactly an elephant—Cano Limon, in Oxy’s 2.7 million-acre contract in Colombia...

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