Borings



Machinery.

the act or process of making or enlarging a hole.
the hole so made.

Geology. a cylindrical sample of earth strata obtained by boring a vertical hole.
borings, the chips, fragments, or dust produced in boring.
Historical Examples

A Practical Treatise on Gas-light Fredrick Accum
The Popular Science Monthly, August, 1900 Various
Soap-Making Manual E. G. Thomssen
The Peaches of New York U. P. Hedrick
Records of Woodhall Spa and Neighbourhood J. Conway Walter
The Wonder Book of Volcanoes and Earthquakes Edwin J. Houston
History of the Intellectual Development of Europe, Volume I (of 2) John William Draper
Farthest North Fridtjof Nansen
The Geological Story of the Isle of Wight J. Cecil Hughes
Water Supply: the Present Practice of Sinking and Boring Wells Ernest Spon

noun

the act or process of making or enlarging a hole
the hole made in this way

(often pl) a fragment, particle, chip, etc, produced during boring
adjective
dull; repetitious; uninteresting
adj.

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