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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 drying up of River Kerio means boreholes adjacent to the reserve remain the only source of water for livestock and wild animals.
THE Oyo State Government through the Sustainable Development Goals Office has constructed 15 motorised boreholes in some major markets in the state.
Eight out of 12 boreholes at Gaotlhobogwe are operational while three have dried up and one awaits power upgrading.
Fortunately, according to Monjesa, all 30 of the boreholes dug as part of the CHIP program hit safe drinking water on the first try.
Such boreholes could not house most of the country's waste, like fuel rods from nuclear power plants, but could have potential for smaller, long-lived radioactive materials.
Contract award notice: "implementation of boreholes daszewo 27k, rokietnica 4, baraniec 1, wielichowo 8, swiniary 1".
The scope of the investigation at the site, located within the Hajar Mountain area, consisted of drilling 30 boreholes to depths ranging from 40-250m, with a total of 1,500 linear metres.
A total of six bore holes were drilled, approximately at a distance of 1 km for each sample, for a detailed study of core samples and internal condition of boreholes.
The project, which was recently inaugurated, consist of three boreholes and six water storage facilities.
where L is the total bore field length (L = nb x H with nb as the number of boreholes and H the length of each borehole).
A common method to rehabilitate a dam is to create a seal--a concrete wall or a grout curtain, for example--usually accomplished by drilling boreholes up to 100 m or more deep, then injecting grout into the holes to seal any cavities.