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fracture

slang To cause one to laugh uproariously. I was thrilled when the joke I'd written fractured the crowd.

fractured

slang Laughing uproariously. I was thrilled when the joke I'd written left the crowd fractured.
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fracture

tv. to cause someone to laugh very hard. Now, this joke’ll fracture you.

fractured

1. mod. alcohol intoxicated. This is the third night this week that Pete has rolled in fractured.
2. mod. demolished by laughter. The whole audience was fractured by the time my ten minutes were up.
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Hydraulic fracturing is an interactive process incorporating both mechanical and hydraulic effects.
The mechanical module can simulate the fracture propagation pathway of the simultaneous fracturing for a horizontal well.
The induced stresses added to the crack tip of the hydraulic fracture keep most of the orthogonally intersected natural fractures closed, with only a small part opening due to the induced stress and fracturing fluid leakage.
Jiang et al., "Proposals for the application of fracturing by stimulated reservoir volume (SRV) in shale gas wells in China," Natural Gas Industry, vol.
In the fracturing process of shale reservoir, natural fractures are activated to broaden the hydraulic fractures extending area and conduct gas from shale matrix to well, which is the key factor to improve the stimulation effect [27].
The engineering factors which influence fracture network extension in shale formation include three aspects: treating net pressure, fluid viscosity, and fracturing scale.
During hydraulic fracturing, if hydraulic fracture propagates along the natural fractures tip when it intersects with natural fracture, it is possible to induce the branch of hydraulic fracture to form a complex fracture network.
4 describe the depth intervals of permeable fracture zones in fracturing well GPK1, where the permeable fractures are confirmed using FMI and temperature loggings [9].
4 implies that the fluid pressure was transmitted into fractures, and that the pore-pressure around zones 1 and 2 increased up to near maximum fluid pressure in fracturing well.
The stress field measured by the hydraulic fracturing method in borehole has been introduced to calculate the stress condition on the estimated fracture planes.
The use of test pits to investigate subsurface fracturing and glacial stratigraphy in tills and other unconsolidated materials.
The fracture stress and the fracture energies in ductile fracturing samples increased with test speed.