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bore·hole

 (bôr′hōl′)
n.
A hole that is drilled into the earth, as in exploratory well drilling or in building construction.

borehole

(ˈbɔːˌhəʊl)
n
a hole driven into the ground to obtain geological information, release water, etc

bore•hole

(ˈbɔrˌhoʊl, ˈboʊr-)

n.
a hole drilled in the earth, as for the purpose of extracting a core or releasing gas.
[1700–10]
Translations
حُفْرَةٌ مَحْفوره
vrtvyvrtaná díra
borehul
furat
borhola
vrt
kuyusondaj deliği

borehole

[ˈbɔːhəʊl] Nperforación f

borehole

[ˈbɔːrhəʊl] ntrou m de sonde

borehole

nBohrloch nt

borehole

[ˈbɔːˌhəʊl] nforo di trivellazione

bore1

(boː) verb
to make (a hole etc in something). They bored a tunnel under the sea.
noun
the size of the hollow barrel of a gun.
ˈborehole noun
a hole made by boring, especially to find oil etc.
References in periodicals archive ?
THE tranquillity of Sutton Park is set to be disturbed for the next three weeks as work begins on two new boreholes at the nature reserve.
Special machinery drills deep boreholes (35+m) in remote communities.
Sutton and East Surrey: Its lone reservoir is full but boreholes supplying 85 per cent of water are at record low levels.
Data gathered from more than 1,000 boreholes drilled in and around the city indicate that the soil and silt beneath the city is about 50 meters thick.
X-ray spectra of the initial ash and some ash samples from boreholes are shown in Fig.
These results are similar to Barker's findings in Uganda, which showed that families who used unprotected sources of water for domestic purposes had higher prevalence rates of Buruli ulcer than those who used boreholes (9).
Data from more than 4000 boreholes were collected and most of those were from public construction projects.
We've got historic diamond drilling and a lot of data, there's over 600 boreholes on the property and we've only tested 10 per cent of the area that need to be tested," says Stewart.
Seven samples, mainly from boreholes, were judged to be weathered, because of their rusty appearance, 17 samples were judged to be partly weathered.
UNDERGROUND explosions are helping to improve water supplies in Cheshire by flushing out blocked boreholes.
With the absence of a proper summer hitting sales of all soft drinks, Brecon Carreg is bucking the trend as it prepares to develop an additional two boreholes and double its output.
This time she provided boreholes for the villages of Nzemba and Chirove and again the sites for them were marked with stones.