Meaning of BOREHOLE in English

BOREHOLE

/bawr"hohl', bohr"-/ , n. Mining.

a hole drilled in the earth, as for the purpose of extracting a core, releasing gas, oil, water, etc.

[ 1700-10; BORE 1 + HOLE ]

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