borehole


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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.
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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.
Supply and installation of five borehole seismometers with associated equipment with the intention of developing a seismological monitoring network.
The depth of the borehole depends on the location, but in the case of Ndomoni, it took the drilling machines (rented from Mtwara, 200 kilometres away) five days to penetrate 120 metres down, through bedrock, to find water, at a cost of $130,000 TZS (nearly $80 Cdn) per metre.
An explosive detonation releases a large amount of gas pressure in a borehole that, with proper design, is contained and forced to do maximum work horizontally away from the borehole.
Though the concept of borehole disposal, which would see radioactive waste entombed far deeper than traditional repositories, has existed for decades, the idea has been revived in recent years, spurred by troubles in finding a long-term home for the country's spent fuel.
Drilling of the deep borehole was completed in less than three weeks - with daily productivity exceeding 14m.
Perform water pressure test as per engineer requirement for each borehole.
2010) evaluated these three ground thermal resistances for a wide range of borehole radii and ground thermal diffusivities.
Specifically, we investigate the effects of varying borehole depth and heat pump size on system performance and life cycle cost.
Fiona Standfield, director of Newcastle Science City, said: "At the particular location where the borehole was drilled - an eight-inch hole on a site the size of 18 football pitches - the flow rate of the water wasn't high enough to exploit as an energy source.
During an April 2009 inspection, the MSHA inspector found the contractor loading boreholes with explosives at the top of the highwall.