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spud

(spŭd),
A triangular knife used for removing foreign bodies from the cornea.

spud

(spŭd)
A triangular knife used for removing foreign bodies from the cornea.

spud

(spŭd) [ME. spudde, short knife]
Short, flattened, spadelike blade to dislodge a foreign substance.
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TecnoPetrol anticipates spudding this well by mid December upon completion of drilling the Mochila prospect.
Bud Brigham, the Company's Chairman, CEO and President, stated, "We've enjoyed a successful drilling program thus far in 1999, although the spudding of several of our high potential wells was delayed somewhat due to drilling rig delays.
The operator is currently negotiating with drill rig contractors and service companies in order to begin preparations for spudding the exploration well which is tentatively planned for March, 1997.