chemical cutoff

chemical cutoff

[′kem·i·kəl ′kəd‚ȯf]
(petroleum engineering)
A technique for making a smooth cut in a steel pipe in a well by applying jets of a corrosive solution against the wall of the pipe.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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