Definition of Boreholes

1. Noun. (plural of borehole) ¹



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Definition of Boreholes

1. borehole [n] - See also: borehole

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Boreholes

boreases
borecole
borecoles
bored
bored out of one's brains
bored out of one's mind
boredly
boredness
boredom
boredoms
boree
boreen
boreens
borees
borehole
boreholes (current term)
borek
boreks
borel
borele
boreles
borene
borenes
boreoeutherian
boreoeutherians
borer
borer bomb
borers
bores
borescope

Literary usage of Boreholes

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1. Permafrost: Second International Conference, July 13-28, 1973 : USSR by Frederick J. Sanger, Peter J. Hyde (1978)
"As a result both in the USSR and abroad, there are few boreholes ... First of all, the measurements must be conducted in dry boreholes (also drilled dry) ..."

2. Surface Temperature Reconstructions for the Last 2,000 Years by National Research Council (U.S.) (2006)
"boreholes IN GLACIAL ICE A small number of boreholes in the ice sheets have also ... Ice sheet boreholes permit longer timescale temperature reconstructions ..."

3. The Principles and Practice of Surveying by Charles Blaney Breed, George Leonard Hosmer (1908)
"THE SURVEYING OF boreholes. — boreholes, whether made by a rotary or a percussion drill, are never perfectly straight and unless the ground is remarkably ..."

4. Memoir by Transvaal (Colony). Geological Survey (1905)
"boreholes. GENERAL REMARKS. In this chapter are gathered together the records of 23 boreholes, which together will enable us to form a general conception of ..."

5. The Blasting of Rock in Mines, Quarries, Tunnels, Etc: A Scientific and by Albert William Daw, Zacharias Williams Daw (1898)
"boreholes and Chambers parallel to Free Face. ... Let / and ^ be the lengths, and d and dt the diameters of two cylindrical chambers or boreholes in rock, ..."

6. Diamond Drilling for Gold and Other Minerals: A Practical Handbook on the by George Alfred Denny (1900)
"DEFLECTION IN boreholes. IT sometimes happens in diamond drilling that the true direction of a hole becomes deflected so seriously that the cores obtained ..."

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