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downhole

[doun-hohl] /ˈdaʊnˌhoʊl/
noun
1.
a hole dug or drilled downward, as in a mine or a petroleum or gas well.
adjective
2.
occurring or situated in such a hole.
Origin
down1 + hole
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British Dictionary definitions for down-hole

downhole

/ˈdaʊnˌhəʊl/
adjective
1.
(in the oil industry) denoting any piece of equipment that is used in the well itself
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