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oilfield

(ˈɔɪlˌfiːld)
n
(Geological Science) an area containing reserves of petroleum, esp one that is already being exploited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.oilfield - a region rich in petroleum deposits (especially one with producing oil wells)oilfield - a region rich in petroleum deposits (especially one with producing oil wells)
field - a geographic region (land or sea) under which something valuable is found; "the diamond fields of South Africa"
Translations
حَقْل نَفْط
oliefelt
olajmező
olíusvæîi
ropné pole
naftno polje
petrol sahası

oilfield

[ˈɔɪlfiːld] Nyacimiento m petrolífero

oilfield

[ˈɔɪlfiːld] ngisement m de pétroleoil filter nfiltre m à huileoil-fired [ˈɔɪlfaɪərd] adj [central heating] → au mazoutoil gauge njauge f de niveau d'huileoil industry n
the oil industry → l'industrie f pétrolièreoil lamp nlampe f à huileoil level nniveau m d'huileoil paint npeinture f à l'huileoil painting nhuile foil pipeline noléoduc m, pipe-line moil pressure npression f d'huileoil refinery nraffinerie f de pétroleoil rig n
(at sea)plate-forme f pétrolière
He works on an oil rig → Il travaille sur une plateforme pétrolière.
(on land)derrick moilseed rape oil-seed rape [ˌɔɪlsiːdˈreɪp] n (British)colza m

oilfield

[ˈɔɪlˌfiːld] ngiacimento petrolifero

oil

(oil) noun
a usually thick liquid that will not mix with water, obtained from plants, animals and minerals. olive oil; whale oil; vegetable oil; cooking oil; He put some oil on the hinges of the door; The car's engine is in need of oil.
verb
to put oil on or into. The machine will work better if it's oiled.
oils noun plural
oil paint. He paints in oils.
ˈoily adjective
1. of, like or covered with oil. an oily liquid; an oily rag.
2. trying to be too friendly or polite. The waiters in that restaurant are too oily.
ˈoilfield noun
a place where mineral oil is found. There are oilfields in the North Sea.
oil paint
paint made with oil. Some artists prefer to use oil paint(s).
oil painting
a picture painted with oil paints.
oil palm
a palm tree whose fruit and seeds yield oil.
ˈoil-rig noun
a structure used to drill oil-wells. The ship sailed past an enormous oil-rig.
ˈoil-tanker noun
a ship used for carrying oil. An oil-tanker has run aground near here.
ˈoil-well noun
a hole drilled into the earth or the sea-bed to obtain petroleum.
strike oil
to find oil under the ground. After drilling for several months, they finally struck oil; We've struck oil (= found what we have been looking for) in our search for a suitable house.
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