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  • n. Plural form of borehole.

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Examples

  • This is shown in boreholes, retreating glaciers and other evidence found in nature, said Gerald North, a geosciences professor at Texas A&M University who chaired the academy's panel.

    Boing Boing

  • This is shown in boreholes, retreating glaciers and other evidence found in nature, said Gerald North, a geosciences professor at Texas A&M University who chaired the academy’s panel.

    Think Progress » New Study: All Warming Is Not Created Equal

  • The square containing the boreholes is the center of life in Dobley, packed with camels, cows, goats and sheep which their owners keep alive at great expense.

    Aiding Somali Herders a Factor in Fighting Famine

  • Suzman said most of the money was used for educating the children up to tertiary level, providing vocational training and income-generating equipment to the widows, and providing infrastructural development such as boreholes in their communities.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • On his part, Odoch promised to address the local needs such as boreholes, bridges and classroom desks.

    AllAfrica News: Latest

  • Time is critical to ensure ownership, management and maintenance of community assets such as boreholes, community schools and health centres.

    The Guardian World News

  • It reports some serious criticisms from the project steering committee (which includes representatives of local government) who claim that there has been relatively little infrastructure (such as boreholes, new classrooms) to show for the money spent.

    Blogposts | guardian.co.uk

  • The ruling, she says, gives the Bushmen access to the borehole, which the government has sealed, and the right to drill new boreholes.

    Botswana Bushmen Win Right to Access Water on Ancestral Land

  • Most had come out of capped boreholes, but not all: He had also learned on previous samplings that before the minerals harden to produce the long, hard stalactites hanging before us, they sculpt cones that, while still wet, can provide an improbable home to his nematodes and their eggs.

    First Contact

  • This time Borgonie would place filters on the boreholes and leave them for weeks or months to see what else might be living in the rocks.

    First Contact

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