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oil well

n.
A hole drilled or dug in the earth from which petroleum flows or is pumped. Also called oiler.
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oil well

n
(Mining & Quarrying) a boring into the earth or sea bed for the extraction of petroleum
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oil′ well`


n.
a well drilled to obtain petroleum.
[1840–50, Amer.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.oil well - a well that yields or has yielded oiloil well - a well that yields or has yielded oil
gusher - an oil well with a strong natural flow so that pumping is not necessary
spouter - an oil well that is spouting
stripper well - an oil well whose production has declined to less than ten barrels a day
well - a deep hole or shaft dug or drilled to obtain water or oil or gas or brine
wildcat, wildcat well - an exploratory oil well drilled in land not known to be an oil field
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Translations
ropný vrt
oliekilde
öljylähde
izvor nafte
油井戸
유정
naftni izvir
oljekälla
บ่อน้ำมัน
giếng dầu

oil well

npozzo petrolifero
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

oil well

بِئْرُ بِتْرُولٍ ropný vrt oliekilde Ölquelle πετρελαιοπηγή pozo petrolero öljylähde puits de pétrole izvor nafte pozzo di petrolio 油井戸 유정 oliebron oljebrønn szyb naftowy poço petrolífero нефтяная скважина oljekälla บ่อน้ำมัน petrol kuyusu giếng dầu 油井
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009
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