ultrasonic drilling

ultrasonic drilling

[¦əl·trə′sän·ik ′dril·iŋ]
(mechanical engineering)
A vibration drilling method in which ultrasonic vibrations are generated by the compression and extension of a core of electrostrictive or magnetostrictive material in a rapidly alternating electric or magnetic field.
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