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  1. drilling platform drilling rig consisting of an offshore platform (floating or fixed to the sea bed) from which many oil wells can be bored radially
  2. political platform a document stating the aims and principles of a political party
  3. weapons platform any military structure or vehicle bearing weapons
  4. drilling fluid a mixture of clays and chemicals and water
  5. drilling bit a bit used in drilling for oil
  6. rolling paper a strong tissue paper that burns evenly and is sufficiently porous to control the burning of the tobacco in a cigarette
  7. drilling pipe a series of tubes (joined by screwed collars) that connect a drilling platform to the drilling bit; rotates the bit and supplies drilling mud
  8. driving belt a belt that carries motion from a motor to the machinery
  9. platform a raised horizontal surface
  10. space platform a manned artificial satellite in a fixed orbit designed for scientific research
  11. drilling rig rig used in drilling for oil or gas
  12. Darling River an Australian river; tributary of the Murray River
  13. Dorotheanthus bellidiformis low-growing showy succulent annual of South Africa having white or pink or red or orange flowers and spatulate leaves covered in papillae that resemble small crystals
  14. drilling mud a mixture of clays and chemicals and water
  15. sterling silver a silver alloy with no more than 7.5% copper
  16. drill instructor a noncommissioned officer who instructs recruits in military marching and discipline
  17. dangling participle a word or phrase that modifies an unintended word or phrase
  18. trilingual using or knowing three languages
  19. morbilliform of a rash that resembles that of measles
  20. darling pea either of two Australian plants of the genus Swainsona that are poisonous to sheep