Fracking Definition

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The injection of water at high pressure into a borehole, in order to open underground fissures for the extraction of natural gas or oil.
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Fracking is defined as hydraulic fracturing, which is a process of using a liquid at high pressure to make fractures in rocks that allow more natural gas or oil to be extracted.
An example of fracking is what a drilling company does to try to increase the oil coming out of a well.
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