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go-devil Syllabification: go-dev·il
Pronunciation: /ˈɡōˌdevəl/

Definition of go-devil in English:


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.
Example sentences
  • Attention, during all the trips a carer/guide is present, both on the go-devils and bicycles.
1.2A jointed apparatus for cleaning pipelines.
Example sentences
  • 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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