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boring machine

noun
1.
Metalworking. a machine for boring holes in which the cutter is rotated, usually about a horizontal axis.
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  • The slurry would be mixed in the boring machine's storage tank.
  • We would invite you inside for a ride, but even the world's largest diameter tunnel boring machine can only fit so many people.
  • Most of this main tunnel will be excavated using a large tunnel boring machine similar to the picture on the right.
  • Precast segmental linings are used in circular tunnels that are mined using a tunnel boring machine.
  • Bores holes for insertion of screws or dowel by hand or using boring machine.
  • Each shaft has a state-of-the-art tunnel-boring machine to complete the underground work.

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