Definitions for oil well
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a well drilled to obtain petroleum.
Origin of oil well:
oil well, oiler(noun)
a well that yields or has yielded oil
A hole drilled into the earth from which petroleum is pumped
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.
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