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Synonyms for drilling
ˈdrɪl ɪŋ

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  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

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How to use drilling in a sentence?

  1. Erling Santi:

    We've already got the winning lottery ticket by living in Norway. We shouldn't want to be even richer, Oil drilling could drive the fish away.

  2. Gene McCowan:

    We would like to see more drilling, but we are caught in a bind because people are concerned about fracking and how that will affect the earth and water.

  3. Roderick Peacock:

    Eurasia ... joining with Schlumberger ... establishes an exceptionally strong platform for delivering drilling services to Russia's oil and gas industry as future market conditions stabilise.

  4. Jim Rebello:

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

  5. Reza Dehghan:

    We have the potential to identify more undiscovered oil and gas reserves( in the country) by using geophysical exploration techniques and discovery drilling and will definitely add to Iran's national wealth.

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