1. A hole which does not pass completely through a workpiece. 2. A type of borehole that does not have the drilling mud or other circulating medium carry the cuttings to the surface.


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CURRENCY

A medium of exchange of value, defined by reference to the geographical location of the authorities responsible for it.

ANGULAR-CONTACTBEARING

A rolling contact antifriction bearing designed to carry heavy thrust loads and also radial loads.

DEPTH-TYPE FILTRATION

Removal of solids by passing the carrier fluid through a mass-filter medium that provides a tortuous path with many entrapments to catch the solids.

BELAYING PIN

Wooden, steel or bronze pin that fits in a hole in a rail and is used to belay.

ACCESS HOLE

Hole cut in a structure to facilitate entry and exit.

FREIGHTERS

Breakbulk vessels both refrigerated and unrefrigerated, containerships, partial containerships, roll-on/roll-off vessels, and barge carriers. A general cargo vessel designed to carry heterogeneous mark and count cargoes.

FULLY REFRIGERATED VESSEL

A gas carrier designed to carry cargoes fully refrigerated at atmospheric pressure

CARGO SHIP

Any sort of ship or vessel that carries cargo, goods, and materials from one port to another, including general cargo ships (designed to carry break bulk cargo), bulk carriers, container ships, multipurpose vessels, and tankers. Tankers, however, although technically cargo ships, are routinely thought of as constituting a completely separate category.

COTTER

A tapered piece that can be driven in a tapered hole to hold together an assembly of machine or structural parts.

LIMAN

A shallow coastal lagoon or embayment with a muddy bottom; also a region of mud or slime deposited near a stream mouth.

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