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      n   a structure, either fixed to the sea bed or mobile, which supports the machinery and equipment (drilling rig), together with the stores, required for digging an offshore oil well  
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drill   [3]   , drilling         
      n   a hard-wearing twill-weave cotton cloth, used for uniforms, etc.  
     (C18: variant of German Drillich, from Latin trilix, from tri- + licium thread)  


appraisal drilling  
      n   (in the oil industry) drilling carried out once oil or gas has been discovered in order to assess the extent of the field, the reserves, the possible rate of production, and the properties of the oil or gas         
directional drilling  
      n   a method of drilling for oil in which the well is not drilled vertically, as when a number of wells are to be drilled from a single platform to reach different areas of an oil field      ,   (Also called)    deviated drilling  
drilling mud  
      n   a mixture of clays, water, and chemicals pumped down the drill string while an oil well is being drilled to lubricate the mechanism, carry away rock cuttings, and maintain pressure so that oil or gas does not escape  
drilling platform  
      n   a structure, either fixed to the sea bed or mobile, which supports the machinery and equipment (drilling rig), together with the stores, required for digging an offshore oil well         
drilling rig  
      n  
1       the full name for       rig       6  
2    a mobile drilling platform used for exploratory offshore drilling  
radial drilling machine  
      n   a machine in which the drilling head is mounted to slide along a radial arm which can be rotated, raised, or lowered on a vertical mast to adjust the position of the drill above the workpiece      ,   (Often shortened to)    radial  

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