roughneck


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a rough, violent person who engages in destructive actions

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The Chief Roughneck Award was created in 1955 to honour the lifetime achievements of petroleum industry leaders.
All three Roughneck hammers turn any horizontal directional drill in the construction industry into a high-production rock drilling machine.
Roughnecks does a strong job of describing the work of a drilling crew, with numerous scenes that take the reader through the technical aspects and inherent dangers of the job.
And of course, since the Roughneck is a HammerHead product, ease-of-maintenance was a basic design requirement, right from the get-go," said Hood.
I bring out the strength of the roughneck, the reflection of the drill pipe, the beauty of the sunset.
We were back on bottom, the rotary table spinning ever deeper into our planet, when Exeter Drilling's toolpusher told us four remaining roughnecks that Lonnie's dogged grip on the drawworks brake probably saved our lives.
I am so proud of that moment in Goose Creek when my grandmother, flag in hand, cold-cocked the roughneck bigot.
For use in indoor or outdoor applications, the Roughneck V910 impact-resistant day/night surveillance camera in a domed housing is designed to mount directly to a wall or ceiling.
Which isn't to suggest that Totts does not have a hard streak too, or that Lambie is just a roughneck.
of Hauppauge, New York, has added an IP camera version to its line of Roughneck Vandal-Resistant Cameras.
There's something that screams "vanity project" about gorgeous blue-blood Uma Thurman--in a vehicle she execproduced and fostered from the source material--playing big-haired blue-collar trash, dancing around with sexual abandon to Pat Benatar in a bar full of roughneck guys and still unable to get a man.
Along the way, he befriends infamous roughneck John Dillinger, has run-ins with the KKK and loses a leg.
Although Annan did not personally criticize his former colleague, the Secretary-General's inner circle of advisers anonymously leaked unflattering stories to the press that characterized Butler as a vulgar roughneck who had allowed UNSCOM to get out of control.
Designed to store oversized items, the 31-gallon Roughneck Roughtote is injection-molded and is shatter-resistant down to zero degrees.