frac’ing
 n.— «The Oil and Gas Accountability Project released a report Wednesday that lambastes an Environmental Protection Agency report, which it contends whitewashes the dangers of hydraulic fracturing.…Experts from around the country supported the findings and recommendations of the Oil and Gas Accountability Project regarding the hazards posed to underground water and human health by frac’ing as it’s called—high-pressure injection of diesel fuel or chemical-laced water to open cracks in gas-bearing rock.» —“Group disputes gas drilling method” by Dale Rodebaugh Durango Herald (Colo.) Apr. 14, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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