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drilling machinery

equipment used to drill holes in the ground for such activities as prospecting, well sinking (petroleum, natural gas, water, and salt), and scientific explorations. Drilling holes in rock to receive blasting charges is an operation in tunneling, mining, and other excavating

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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