Definition of Drill hole

1. Noun. A hole or passage made by a drill; usually made for exploratory purposes.

Exact synonyms: Bore, Bore-hole
Category relationships: Excavation, Mining
Generic synonyms: Excavation
Specialized synonyms: Shot Hole
Derivative terms: Bore

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Drill Hole

drill bit
drill bits
drill core
drill cores
drill down
drill downs
drill ground
drill grounds
drill hole (current term)
drill in
drill instructor
drill instructors
drill jig
drill jigs
drill master
drill press
drill rig
drill rod
drill sergeant
drill sergeants
drill site
drill steel

Literary usage of Drill hole

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

1. Practical Oil Geology: The Application of Geology to Oil Field Problems by Dorsey Hager (1916)
"... CHAPTER VI LOCATING DRILL-HOLE SITES LOCATING SITES FOR TEST HOLES The location of drill-hole sites depends upon many factors which for convenience may ..."

2. Engineering Geology Applied to the Design and Operation of Underground Coal by C. Richard Dunrud (2000)
"Diagrammatic profile showing a rotary drill bit, circulation of mud, and intrusion of mud into the sides of a drill hole. Drilling mud intrudes further into ..."

3. Elements of Mining by George Joseph Young (1916)
"S.1 With a given drill and given pressure conditions the rate of drilling is determined by the diameter of drill hole, number of blows per minute, ..."

4. Mining Engineers' Handbook by Robert Peele (1918)
"drill hole sampled in s-ft sections. All sludge was caught in barrels and settled, ... Shafts, 4 by 6 ft, aver depth 50 ft, were sunk to check drill hole ..."

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