Originally drawn from hydrologic fracturing in natural gas development, the term can also be used to describe passionate sexual encounters.
"Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that he wants to lift the ban on fracking in this state. Now I say, fair's fair. After all, he just signed a bill saying gay couples could legally frack each other. . . . Why can't energy companies drill in our backyards?" - Steven Colbert
A new way of extracting oil from shale deposits via hydraulic fracturing. Unfortunately whoever came up with the name never saw Battlestar Galactica.
Have you heard about the fracking they're doing for oil? I don't think prices are high enough for me to start fracking people for it.
An polite substitute for "Fucking" or "Freaking" from the new series Battlestar Galactica. Similar to frelling. Used by Lucifer7 on irc.subnova.com #hbo.
"Those fracking Cylons!"
<zasx\malia> oh goody, 8 frelling times
<zasx\malia> last one was to fix a frelling networking bug -.-
<zasx\malia> would you prefer i used fracking?
<Fajita|nwn> nah, carry on
<Fajita|nwn> it's just amusing
A polite term for shoving a lubricated probe into the Earth's hole to release gas.
Earth: I'm having trouble passing gas.
People: That's nothing a fracking won't fix.
1. A process that results in the creation of fractures in rocks. The fracturing is done from a wellbore drilled into reservoir rock formations to increase the rate and ultimate recovery of oil and natural gas. Small scale operations are already taking place within farming communities.
2. The actual affect upon the environment from the extraction of gas from the ground as demonstrated in the documentary Gasland.
1. To be screwed over.
An energy company has offered me $100, 000 to do some fracking in my backyard.
Josh Fox's Gasland really shows how big energy companies are fracking both the environment and rural communities.
(Person 1) "Did you hear about that fracking accident in Pennsylvania?"
(Person 2) "Yeah, that thing is really fracking all those poor farmers' drinking water."
The act of paying economically desperate landowners to permit the performance of sexual acts in their yards and the leaking of said acts' byproducts into the landowners' water supply.
-I hear they've started fracking over in Delaware County.
--You heard right! They tried banning it but the farmers were desperate for the extra cash.
-Wait till they see what comes out of their faucets!
Fracking is when something is SO awesome that the stars collide, God smiles, and all of the pain in the world stops for three seconds
Those unicorns were fracking awesome, so she wanted to be one.