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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An oil well with a strong natural flow so that pumping is not necessary.

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  • The gusher is a powerful image that conveys what’s happening in a sense that pictures of oil near marshlands can’t, he said.
  • I think "gusher" is a very apt description.
  • On the opposite page is a picture of a "gusher" in the Sunset oil field,
  • The well thus driven may be a "gusher," but for most of them pumps are required to raise the water to the surface. for more
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