borehole

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Etymology[edit]

bore +‎ hole

Noun[edit]

borehole (plural boreholes)

  1. A hole bored into the ground to collect samples for analysis or to extract oil or water.
    • 2020 May 6, Jim Steer, “Full Business Case offers fresh insight into HS2's prospects”, in Rail, page 51:
      Extensive borehole information and tendered contract prices make these cost estimates much more plausible than earlier estimates.

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Verb[edit]

borehole (third-person singular simple present boreholes, present participle boreholing, simple past and past participle boreholed)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) To bore a hole of this kind (in).