churn drill

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noun

a portable drill rig using a bit fashioned on a massive steel cylinder that is alternately lifted and dropped to drill a hole in earth and rock.

Nearby words

  1. churinga,
  2. churl,
  3. churlish,
  4. churlishly,
  5. churn,
  6. churn molding,
  7. churn out,
  8. churning,
  9. churr,
  10. churrasco

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Examples from the Web for churn drill

  • This is a mechanical method and one form of apparatus employed is of the churn-drill type common throughout oil and coal regions.

    The Business of Mining|Arthur J. Hoskin