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borehole

Saltos de línea: bore|hole
Pronunciación: /ˈbɔːhəʊl
 
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Definición de borehole en inglés:

sustantivo

A deep, narrow hole made in the ground, especially to locate water or oil.
Example sentences
  • Encia workmen are punching boreholes deep into the ground to suck up oily chemicals which leaked into aquifers far beneath the surface.
  • Then a specific place in the center of each grid has been selected for excavating the geotechnical borehole.
  • In extracting geothermal energy from hot dry rock, cold water is pumped down into the rock mass to pass through fractures and exit from a borehole or set of boreholes.

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