a. Generally, any borehole drilled to obtain samples whereby the structural and physical characteristics of the rocks penetrated can be determined; more specif., a hole produced by rotary or driving soil-testing tools in the course of obtaining samples used in soil- and foundation-testing work. Long
b. Usually a small hole drilled ahead and flanking in a working place to ascertain proximity of old workings and to determine water or air content of same. BCI
c. A drill hole or shallow excavation for testing an orebody; a test pit. Fay
d. A taphole, as in a cementation furnace. Standard, 2
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Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms












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