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Synonyms for drilling
ˈdrɪl ɪŋ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. drilling, boring(noun)

    the act of drilling

    Synonyms:
    boring, oil production

  2. boring, drilling, oil production(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    oil production, boring

How to pronounce drilling?

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Veena
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How to use drilling in a sentence?

  1. Mike McGuire:

    In the wake of last month’s devastating oil spill, we cannot afford to wait any longer to permanently ban new oil drilling off our coast.

  2. Aggreko CEO Chris Weston:

    The oil price needs to be a little bit higher and higher for a reasonable period of time, 3-6 months, before you begin to see more drilling and production activity in areas where there is no power and therefore they need our services.

  3. Janice Schneider:

    The rules help ensure that any exploratory drilling operations in this highly challenging environment will be conducted in a safe and environmentally responsible manner, while protecting the marine, coastal and human environments, and Alaska Natives’ cultural traditions and access to subsistence resources.

  4. Chip Campsen:

    Why would we subject our $23 billion tourism industry... to the industrialization and inevitable oil spills associated with offshore drilling? It makes no sense.

  5. Rose Dickinson:

    The government's plans pervert the planning process and could make England's landscape a wild west for whatever cowboy wants to start drilling and digging up our countryside.


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