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- (oil industry) To employ hydraulic fracturing (fracking).
- 2021 September 17, Colin Jerolmack; Tristan Spinski, “They Couldn’t Drink Their Water. And Still, They Stayed Quiet.”, in The New York Times, ISSN 0362-4331:
- Mrs. Crawley recalled driving past the Riverdale Mobile Home Park, whose residents were being forced out to make way for a facility that would withdraw water from the river to frack gas wells, in the summer of 2012 and seeing a bunch of “picketers” from “out of the area that just came in and camped up there” as part of what supporters called Occupy Riverdale.
- (slang, euphemistic) Fuck.
- 2001 May 1, Tom Clancy; Steve Pieczenik; Bill McCay, Tom Clancy's Net Force: Cold Case, Penguin, →ISBN:
- “Stupid fracking hammer! Where is it?” While David and Matt had been bowled to the back of the autobus, she'd fought her way to the front—and the emergency cutoff switch. This was supposed to stop the bus dead in its tracks.
- 2014 August 5, Mary Behre, Guarded, Penguin, →ISBN, page 50:
- "Not by a single, stupid, fracking day."
- Alternative form of