Directional Drilling

Science / Geology / Directional Drilling: Drilling wells that are deliberately deviated from the vertical to hit a target that is not directly beneath the well site or to penetrate a greater thickness of rock within a productive zone.

Non-Directional Beacon (NDB)

Technology / Aviation / Non-Directional Beacon (NDB): An LF, MF, or UHF radio beacon transmitting non-directional signals whereby the pilot of an aircraft equipped with direction finding equipment can determine his bearing to or from the radio beacon and MORE

Leverage Drilling

Entertainment / Bowling / Leverage Drilling: A method of drilling the ball so that it tends to skid farther and finish harder (go long .. hit hard). A balance hole is needed to bring the ball back into compliance with ABC rules in such a drillin MORE

Omnidirectional

Technology / Home Audio / Omnidirectional: Literally, from all directions. In audio, microphones are said to be omnidirectional if they can detect sound with equal sensitivity from all directions. Speakers are omnidirectional if they produce s MORE

Omnidirectional Microphone

Technology / Television (TV) / Omnidirectional Microphone: A microphone that is able to pick up sound equally from all directions. MORE

Unidirectional Microphone

Technology / Television (TV) / Unidirectional Microphone: A microphone that picks up sound from a specific direction. MORE

Exploratory Drilling

Science / Geology / Exploratory Drilling: Drilling done to locate mineral deposits in an area where little subsurface data about those minerals is available. Exploratory wells may not have the ability to produce the minerals if they are disco MORE

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