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BUG BLOWER [1 record]

Record 1 2012-02-08

English

Subject field(s)
  • Construction Sites
  • Equipment (Oil and Natural Gas Extraction)
  • Boring and Drilling (Mines)
DEF

A large fan installed on a drilling rig to blow insects away from the work area ...

OBS

... sometimes the term is applied to practically any type of fan.

OBS

bug blower: a slang term.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Chantiers de construction
  • Outillage (Extraction du pétrole et du gaz)
  • Sondage et forage miniers
DEF

[Appareil] utilisé pour repousser les insectes autour du derrick.

Spanish

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