Fracturing - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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slang To cause one to laugh uproariously. I was thrilled when the joke I'd written fractured the crowd.
slang Laughing uproariously. I was thrilled when the joke I'd written left the crowd fractured.
tv. to cause someone to laugh very hard. Now, this joke’ll fracture you.
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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On the other hand, the measurement of pore-pressure distribution is important to understand the fluid flow and the effect of hydraulic fracturing
for enhancing the permeability in subsurface fracture system.
Pollard and Aydin (1988) summarized the geometry and mechanics of fracturing
This week, however, scientists report successfully fracturing
rocks under mantle conditions -- a result that may help explain the deepest of earthquakes.
12 NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE, a number of these drugs increase the risk of persons over 65 years of age falling and fracturing