2. Noun. The practice of exploring tunnel. ¹
3. Noun. (physics) The quantum mechanical passing of a particle through an energy barrier. ¹
4. Verb. (present participle of tunnel) ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Tunneling
1. [n -S]
Lexicographical Neighbors of Tunneling
Literary usage of Tunneling
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1908)
"Bench tunneling.—Rock tunnels of small area can be driven in full section; ... Bench tunneling is not appreciated as fully as it should be from an ..."
2. Index of Mining Engineering Literature: Comprising an Index of Mining by Walter Richard Crane (1912)
"Cost of tunneling COST OF tunneling. RR Construction, Webb, p. 195. J page. Table. ... COST OF tunneling IN CONNECTION WITH HYDRAULIC MINING IN CALIFORNIA. ..."
3. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1917)
"But even if the employer of the insured were engaged in tunneling, within the meaning of the policy, it would not necessarily follow that the business of ..."
4. Index of Mining Engineering Literature: Comprising an Index of Mining by Walter Richard Crane (1909)
"RAPID tunneling. By F. Fox. TIME, vol. 26, p. 403. 24 pages. I. Examples of tunneling tunneling IN EUREKA DISTRICT, NEVADA. Min. & Sei. Press, vol. 25, p. ..."
5. Railroad Construction: Theory and Practice. A Textbook for the Use of by Walter Loring Webb (1900)
"Cost of tunneling. The cost of any construction which involves such uncertainties as tunneling is very variable. It depends on the material encountered, ..."
6. The Catskill Water Supply of New York City: History, Location, Sub-surface by Lazarus White (1913)
"tunneling Progress, City Aqueduct. To give an adequate idea of the amount and progress of tunneling in the various headings of the City aqueduct, ..."