burn shoe

burn shoe

[′bərn ‚shü]
(petroleum engineering)
A special rotary shoe used in fishing operations for milling away tubular metal components that are causing stuck pipe.
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At 102 years of age, she is one of the oldest Syrian refugees displaced by the war into Lebanon -- from a century in her village in Raqqa to spending her twilight years in a feeble, plaster tent where her family sometimes has to burn shoes to shield her from the biting cold of the Bekaa Valley.