HyperDic: drilling

English > 2 senses of the word drilling:
NOUNactdrilling, boringthe act of drilling
actdrilling, boring, oil productionthe act of drilling a hole in the earth in the hope of producing petroleum
drilling > pronunciation
Soundsdrih'lihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > drilling: 2 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of drilling.
Synonymboring
Broadercreating by removalThe act of creating by removing something
Spanishtrepado, trepa
Catalanperforació
Verbsdrillmake a hole, especially with a pointed power or hand tool
English > drilling: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of drilling a hole in the earth in the hope of producing petroleum.
Synonymsboring, oil production
Broaderproduction(economics) manufacturing or mining or growing something (usually in large quantities) for sale
Spanishperforación, trepado, trepa
Catalanperforació
Verbsdrillmake a hole, especially with a pointed power or hand tool

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