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Synonyms for drilling
ˈdrɪl ɪŋdrilling

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. drilling, boringnoun

    the act of drilling

    Synonyms:
    boring, oil production

  2. boring, drilling, oil productionnoun

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

    Synonyms:
    oil production, boring

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How to use drilling in a sentence?

  1. Salt Lake:

    The company's financial results, especially margins, will continue to be challenged by extremely competitive industry pricing for drilling services and by other factors.

  2. Olivier Jakob:

    The low oil prices are forcing a reduction of drilling rigs in the U.S. but also of budgets in oil-exporting countries, libya is already mostly out in terms of production. Libya and Yemen are getting closer to the day of outside military intervention.

  3. Anish Kapadia:

    This year people are drilling a lot less as exploration spending has fallen sharply, so companies are focusing on higher quality projects.

  4. Neakai Lewis:

    It's years of just drilling it in that everybody is beautiful, everybody deserves respect but you have a certain tone to your skin that for some reason is going to make you a threat - so here are the things that you're going to need to do to survive and this is real, it's my duty as his mom to prepare him.

  5. 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.


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