Definition of vugular in English:

vugular

adjective

Geology
  • See vug

    • ‘Rock with cavernous or vugular porosity occurs only in a few thin zones in the Floridan aquifer system, except in the Lower Floridan aquifer.’
    • ‘The product is effective when drilling formations that are fractured or vugular and when drilling highly porous formations.’
    • ‘We then obtain micro-scale computations of flow in such vugular media on very fine grids that resolve the geometry of the vugs.’
    • ‘Usually the section drilled by the second drill rod below the first occurrence of fine, vugular porosity yields oil.’
    • ‘It is believed that the gels have not chemically degraded, but that the water eventually finds another fracture or vugular system to travel through.’