Definition of Squibbing

1. Verb. (present participle of squib) ¹



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Definition of Squibbing

1. squib [v] - See also: squib

Lexicographical Neighbors of Squibbing

squelchier
squelchiest
squelchiness
squelching
squelchingly
squelchy
squeteague
squeteagues
squewiff
squib
squib kick
squib kicks
squibbed
squibber
squibbers
squibbing (current term)
squibs
squick
squickage
squicked
squickier
squickiest
squickiness
squicking
squicks
squicky
squid
squid giant axon
squidded
squidder

Literary usage of Squibbing

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

1. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Mines (1918)
"This procedure is simple enough as regards squibbing for chambering holes, for that work can be done as the shift leaves the mine. The chief trouble is from ..."

2. Oil-field Practice by Dorsey Hager (1921)
"squibbing is the practice of using small charges of 2 to 4 qts. of ... Many wells respond to squibbing and show a marked increase in production afterward. ..."

3. Oil-field Practice by Dorsey Hager (1921)
"squibbing is the practice of using small charges of 2 to 4 qts. of ... Many wells respond to squibbing and show a marked increase in production afterward. ..."

4. Proceedings of the ... Annual Meeting by Lake Superior Mining Institute (1915)
"squibbing and Shooting—In drilling in the flint of the sheet ground the steel frequently ... The chambering of holes is also referred to as squibbing. ..."

5. Annual Report by Missouri Division of Mine Inspection, Missouri Bureau of Mines (1902)
"That, at the time of the accident, the men were squibbing the shots. He thought that in squibbing the shots some one must have exploded a shot that had ..."

6. Proceedings of the Lake Superior Mining Institute ... Annual Meeting by Lake Superior Mining Institute (1913)
"This practice, called squibbing, usually removes the obstruction. Owing to the toughness of ... The chambering of holes is also referred to as squibbing. ..."

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