Definitions for oil well

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. oil well, oiler(noun)

    a well that yields or has yielded oil

GCIDE

  1. oil well(n.)

    A well from which petroleum is or has been extracted; a well drilled deeply into an oil-bearing geological formation specifically for the purpose of obtaining petroleum.

Wiktionary

  1. oil well(Noun)

    A hole drilled into the earth from which petroleum is pumped

Freebase

  1. Oil well

    An oil well is a general term for any boring through the Earth's surface that is designed to find and acquire petroleum oil hydrocarbons. Usually some natural gas is produced along with the oil. A well that is designed to produce mainly or only gas may be termed a gas well.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Harold Wanger:

    These turbines are better than an oil well, an oil well will pump dry up on ya. And these turbines will keep runnin'.


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