Definition of Borings

1. Noun. (plural of boring) ¹



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Definition of Borings

1. boring [n] - See also: boring

Lexicographical Neighbors of Borings

boric acid
boric acids
boric oxide
borickite
borickites
boride
borides
boriding
borinate
boring
boring clam
boring clams
boringly
boringness
boringnesses
borings (current term)
borinic
borinic acid
borinic acids
borishanskiite
borism
bork
borked
borking
borks
borky
borm
bormed
borming
borms

Literary usage of Borings

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Handbook of Building Construction: Data for Architects, Designing and by George Albert Hool, Nathan Clarke Johnson (1920)
"Wash borings, however, are in many cases sufficiently reliable for the purpose; cost very much less than core borings; and may be carried down 100 ft. or ..."

2. Transactions by North of England Institute of Mining and Mechanical Engineers, American Society of Civil Engineers., Gerard H. Matthes (1905)
"Both these papers emphasize the unhappy results of speculative borings, undertaken in defiance of the geological probabilities which can be postulated from ..."

3. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1886)
"As is well known, cast-iron borings are a mixture of small particles of iron with more or less of finely divided graphite, separated from the surfaces of ..."

4. A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1921)
"The wooden plug in the hopper is driven in tight, and the space between it and the hopper is kept full of iron borings. By dexterously manipulating the wood ..."

5. The Catskill Water Supply of New York City: History, Location, Sub-surface by Lazarus White (1913)
"Wash borings. 2. Core borings. 3. Test shafts on the shores of the river from ... Wash borings. At fourteen cross-sections of the river, lines of borings ..."

6. Memoirs of the Geological Survey of India by Geological Survey of India (1904)
"Some of the most successful artesian wells in America, for instance those in Ohio, were originally experimental borings for oil. The Sukkur boring, however, ..."

7. Report of the Annual Meeting (1887)
"Supplementary Note on Two Deep borings in Kent. By W. WHITAKER, SA, FGS, Assoc.Inst.CE The boring at Chattenden Barracks, near Chatham, has been finished, ..."

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