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An unscientific method for searching for subsurface water or minerals by means of a divining rod. Also known as dowsing.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Abstract: Lance van Sittert, "The Supernatural State: Water Divining
and the Cape Underground Water Rush, 1891-1910"
That report has stirred the curiosity of many scientists who have regarded divining
as parlor trickery or subconsciously prompted muscle movements.