pressure bomb

pressure bomb

[′presh·ər ‚bäm]
(petroleum engineering)
Pipe-and-valve device used to capture downhole pressurized gas samples from oil wells; used to measure downhole pressure.
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The officer said the material required to make a pressure bomb was also seized from him.
They haul the pressure bomb out to the field, pluck a leaf from the tree, and run a test on that leaf.
For now, the newly-captured potentially enormous power source is waiting to be shipped back to Prof Parkes' Cardiff lab, though he admits finding someone to bring back the high pressure bomb was a little tricky at first.
The IED that was recovered from the stomach of the slain jawan was a pressure bomb which explodes on being disturbed.
A pressure bomb test was carried out last Thursday showed the frac fluid was at an elevation of 2,500 feet above the perforations.
Tsarnaev had been on the run for five days after he and older brother Tamerlan allegedly detonated two pressure bombs at the finish line of the Boston Marathon on April 15.
The cache of weapons included 15 landmines each weighing 5 kilograms, 18 tiffin carriers used for making bomb, 14 country-made guns, six pressure bombs, 50 detonators and grenades were also found at the spot.
Security forces recovered IEDs at Narayanpur and two pressure bombs at Dantewada.
Grapevine water use is scientifically measured in the soil with neutron probes, and vine water status is monitored with pressure bombs, allowing the vines to be watered only when absolutely necessary.