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Definition of oil well noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

oil well

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈɔɪl wel//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɔɪl wel//
 
(also well) The power industry
 
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a hole made in the ground to obtain oil See related entries: The power industry
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