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ARTESIAN WELL

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does artesian well mean? 

ARTESIAN WELL (noun)
  The noun ARTESIAN WELL has 1 sense:

1. a well drilled through impermeable strata into strata that receive water from a higher altitude so there is pressure to force the water to flow upward

  Familiarity information: ARTESIAN WELL used as a noun is very rare.


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ARTESIAN WELL (noun)


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Meaning:

A well drilled through impermeable strata into strata that receive water from a higher altitude so there is pressure to force the water to flow upward

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("artesian well" is a kind of...):

well (a deep hole or shaft dug or drilled to obtain water or oil or gas or brine)


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