aiguille


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aiguille

[‚ā′gwēl]
(engineering)
A slender form of drill used for boring or drilling a blasthole in rock.
(geology)
The needle-top of the summit of certain glaciated mountains, such as near Mont Blanc.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

aiguille

A slender form of drill used for boring or drilling a blasthole in rock.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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