borehole

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noun bore·hole \ˈbȯr-ˌhōl\

Definition of borehole

  1. :  a hole bored or drilled in the earth: such asa :  an exploratory wellb chiefly British :  a small-diameter well drilled especially to obtain water

1708

First Known Use of borehole

1708


BOREHOLE Defined for English Language Learners

borehole

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noun bore·hole \ˈbȯr-ˌhōl\

Definition of borehole for English Language Learners

  • ; especially : a hole dug into the earth in order to find water or oil



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