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 fieldAlso called: deviated drilling
Carried Away: 9 Words About WindA handful of words that we use to talk about wind are variations on names from classical mythology.
Toward vs. TowardsDo you move toward something or towards something? It turns out, you can do both, though some contexts favor one over the other. According to the Chicago Manual of Style, the preferred form in American English is toward without the -s, while the preferred British English form is towards with the -s. This general rule works with other directional words, including forward, backward, upward, and …
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