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hydrofracturing

[hahy-droh-frak-cher-ing, hahy-droh-frak-] /ˌhaɪ droʊˈfræk tʃər ɪŋ, ˈhaɪ droʊˌfræk-/
Origin
1970-1975
1970-75; hydro-1 + fracture + -ing1
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Examples for hydrofracturing
  • Successful execution of this project will reduce the cost and environmental impact of hydrofracturing.
  • They use the techniques of hydrofracturing, horizontal drilling, and roof padding to develop stable caverns.
  • Subsurface cavern development techniques used at these facilities include hydrofracturing, horizontal drilling, and roof padding.
  • Good quality water shall be used in hydrofracturing.

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