Definition of go-devil in English:


Syllabification: go-dev·il


North American , chiefly • historical
  • 1A gadget used in farming, logging, or drilling for oil, in particular.
  • 1.1A crude sled, used chiefly for dragging logs.
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    • Attention, during all the trips a carer/guide is present, both on the go-devils and bicycles.
  • 1.2A jointed apparatus for cleaning pipelines.
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    • At present neither go-devil can sample formation fluids, but it should be feasible to develop this capability.
    • Certain tools can work as a go-devil because their diameter is very close to 3.75 in.
    • The ends of said body are adapted to the inner cross-section of the conduit in such a way that the outside of the go-devil tightly rests on the inside of the conduit over the entire circumference thereof.

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