(Uncountable) The act of excavating, or of making hollow, by cutting, scooping, or digging out a part of a solid mass.
The act of one who delves.
The act or result of making a burrow.
The act of one who prospects.
The act of one that taps.
A small piece of stone chipped off any stone found in a quarry.
The act or an instance of becoming open or being made to open:
Fragments thrown up when something is bored or drilled.
Mining of placer deposits by washing, dredging, or other hydraulic methods
laying explosive mines in concealed places to destroy enemy personnel and equipment
In quantum mechanics, the passing of a particle through a seemingly impenetrable barrier without a cause that is explainable by classical physics.
A honeycomb pattern or structure.
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