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bore

Medspeak
noun The inside diameter of a tubular structure.
 
verb To core or tunnel.
 
Vox populi
noun A person who bores, is boring.
 
verb  To make weary or distracted by being uncompelling, uninteresting or tedious.

bore

Vox populi
1. The inside diameter of a tubular structure.
2. A person who bores.

bore

1. The internal diameter of a tube.
2. To drill, e.g. into the surface of a bone or tooth.
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Muha said he approached the national water utility NamWater in 2016 on the issue and in the same year, they responded that six boreholes were going to be drilled at the village.
class="font-size--16 MsoNormal"He is making a kill there selling water by competing with the company." class="font-size--16 MsoNormalHIGH PRICES class="font-size--16 MsoNormalMr Kados said there are over 3,000 commercial boreholes in Nairobi and that more are drilled everyday so regulation is necessary.
Speaking further on the likely environmental problems which indiscriminate drilling of boreholes might cause, Dr.
BGS replied: "Most of the boreholes have a modest impact on the landscape.
Elton Parish Council raised concerns around potential contamination of the water table as many of the planned boreholes are shallow.
When the blaster is loading if the fallback is less than this average, meaning the borehole is too long, the blaster can simply kick some drill cuttings in to raise it to proper height.
To find the stemming and charge length, one would then divide the borehole length into four sections and the stemming would be 1/4 of the borehole length.
* Small amount of water in the bottom of a borehole desensitized ANFO in the toe; and
Optimization of borehole sealing material determines the success of borehole sealing [6].
The depth of the borehole depends on the location, but in the case of Ndomoni, it took the drilling machines (rented from Mtwara, 200 kilometres away) five days to penetrate 120 metres down, through bedrock, to find water, at a cost of $130,000 TZS (nearly $80 Cdn) per metre.