What does drilling mean?

Definitions for drilling
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. drilling, boring(noun)

    the act of drilling

  2. boring, drilling, oil production(noun)

    the act of drilling a hole in the earth in the hope of producing petroleum

Wiktionary

  1. drilling(Noun)

    Act of drilling.

  2. drilling(Noun)

    A heavy, twilled fabric of linen or cotton; drill.

  3. drilling(Noun)

    A long firearm with three (or rarely, four) barrels.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Drilling

    of Drill

    Etymology: [G. drillich, fr. L. trilix having three threads, fr. the of tres three + licium a thread of the warm. See Three, and cf. Twill.]

  2. Drilling(noun)

    the act of piercing with a drill

    Etymology: [G. drillich, fr. L. trilix having three threads, fr. the of tres three + licium a thread of the warm. See Three, and cf. Twill.]

  3. Drilling(noun)

    a training by repeated exercises

    Etymology: [G. drillich, fr. L. trilix having three threads, fr. the of tres three + licium a thread of the warm. See Three, and cf. Twill.]

  4. Drilling(noun)

    the act of using a drill in sowing seeds

    Etymology: [G. drillich, fr. L. trilix having three threads, fr. the of tres three + licium a thread of the warm. See Three, and cf. Twill.]

  5. Drilling(noun)

    a heavy, twilled fabric of linen or cotton

    Etymology: [G. drillich, fr. L. trilix having three threads, fr. the of tres three + licium a thread of the warm. See Three, and cf. Twill.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Drilling

    dril′ing, n. stout twilled linen or cotton cloth.—Also Drill. [Ger. drillich, ticking—L. trilix, three-threaded; tres, three, licium, thread.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of drilling in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of drilling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of drilling in a Sentence

  1. Jim Rebello:

    We had six drilling rigs in Iran that we never got back.

  2. Erik Grafe:

    Shell's whole drilling plan is premised on a plan that is unlawful from the start.

  3. Hillary Clinton:

    I have doubts about whether we should continue drilling in the Arctic, and I don't think it is a necessary part of our overall clean energy climate change agenda.

  4. Chris Metcalfe:

    If credit lines stay strong, companies will keep drilling and keep inventories higher and oil lower, we wanted to push the banks as far as we could, in case we needed it in the future.

  5. Barack Obama:

    I share people's concerns about offshore drilling, i remember the BP spill in the Gulf of Mexico all too well.

Images & Illustrations of drilling

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