Meaning of BOREHOLE in English

BOREHOLE

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ VERB

drill

If we drill a borehole into the aquifer the groundwater will be under sufficient pressure to overflow from the borehole.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

An inventory of boreholes is to be compiled and a survey of dug wells will be made.

But although test boreholes were successfully sunk at Altnabreac in Caithness in November 1975, the programme quickly ran into opposition elsewhere.

Geological maps have been digitised together with the lithology and stratigraphy derived from over 1250 boreholes and geophysical logs from over 70 boreholes.

If we drill a borehole into the aquifer the groundwater will be under sufficient pressure to overflow from the borehole.

No gas fields occur in the Bramsche and Vlotho Massifs, although in the past many boreholes have been drilled there.

Resistivity methods have been developed for investigating fracturing in boreholes.

They are large, and hence the chances of recovering complete specimens from all boreholes is relatively low.

Welds split because of continual use, and poorly constructed boreholes let sand and grit into the well water.

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