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core drill[′kȯr ‚dril]
A mechanism designed to rotate and to cause an annular-shaped rock-cutting bit to penetrate rock formations, produce cylindrical cores of the formations penetrated, and lift such cores to the surface, where they may be collected and examined.
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A drill used to remove a sample of rock in situ, for determining bedrock profiles or for obtaining a core for testing; the sample is retained in the core barrel.
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