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fracking1

Saltos de línea: frack|ing
Pronunciación: /ˈfrakɪŋ
 
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sustantivo

[mass noun]
The process of injecting liquid at high pressure into subterranean rocks, boreholes, etc. so as to force open existing fissures and extract oil or gas: fracking has created a shale gas boom in the United States Also called hydraulic fracturing.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Companies that practice fracking have not disclosed the names of chemicals they use in the past because they say they are "trade secrets."
  • Residents in states where fracking has been practised for years have charged that gas production has contaminated air and drinking water.
  • At issue is a drilling practice called 'fracking', in which water is injected into the ground at high pressure to fracture the layers of shale and release natural gas trapped in the rock.

Origen

1950s: representing an abbreviated form of fracturing.

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Hay 2 definiciones de fracking en inglés:

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fracking2

Saltos de línea: frack|ing
Pronunciación: /ˈfrakɪŋ
 
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(also frakking)

adjetivo & adverbio

US informal
Used for emphasis or to express annoyance, frustration, impatience, or surprise: are you out of your fracking mind?
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Excuse the length of this (have just spent several hours debugging kid's fracking Windows computer which the little gaming monster just about choked).
  • Surely that's about the same as reducing the speed limit to almost the same speed as if you were fracking walking!
  • I don't know a lot of things about it, so I have absolute no fracking idea how I'm going to deal with it.

Origen

1970s: euphemism for fucking, from frack2.

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