Scudding vs Spudding - What's the difference?

scudding | spudding |


As verbs the difference between scudding and spudding

is that scudding is while spudding is .

As nouns the difference between scudding and spudding

is that scudding is the action of the verb to scud while spudding is (drilling) the initial drilling of a well; a test drilling.

As an adjective scudding

is that scuds or scud.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

scudding

English

Verb

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  • Noun

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  • The action of the verb to scud .
  • Adjective

    (-)
  • That scuds or scud.
  • * 1833 ,
  • all times I have enjoy'd
    Greatly, have suffer'd greatly, both with those
    That loved me, and alone; on shore, and when
    Thro' scudding drifts the rainy Hyades (10)
    Vext the dim sea

    spudding

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (drilling) The initial drilling of a well; a test drilling.
  • * 1941 , James George Needham, Paul Bigelow Sears, Aldo Leopold, Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, A Symposium on Hydrobiology , page 36,
  • From these spuddings' the approximate percentage loss of capacity can be estimated, but no reliable volume figures are obtained because the exact location of the ' spuddings is not known, and the area of the lake is seldom accurately known.
  • * 1963 , , page 26,
  • Of the 21 holes the small consortium drilled, all of them proved to be dry except two promising spuddings in Libya during 1958.
  • * 1998 , Society of Petroleum Engineers of , Proceedings [of The] Drilling Conference , page 428,
  • On the first two spuddings a standard rotary bottom hole assembly was used and was unsuccessful because of(sic) top hole deviations between 4 and 6 degrees were measured.

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