Definition of 'oil well'
Example sentences containing 'oil well'
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On the ground shale oil wells look much the same as shale gas ones. Times, Sunday Times (2013)In the UK we have apparently spent oil wells where this may be possible. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'oil well'
British English: oil well /ɔɪl wɛl/ NOUN
An oil well is a deep hole which is made in order to get oil out of the ground.
- American English: oil well
- Arabic: بِئْرُ بِتْرُولٍ
- Brazilian Portuguese: poço petrolífero
- Chinese: 油井
- Croatian: izvor nafte
- Czech: ropný vrt
- Danish: oliekilde
- Dutch: oliebron
- European Spanish: pozo petrolero
- Finnish: öljylähde
- French: puits de pétrole
- German: Ölquelle
- Greek: πετρελαιοπηγή
- Italian: pozzo di petrolio
- Japanese: 油井戸
- Korean: 유정
- Norwegian: oljebrønn
- Polish: szyb naftowy
- European Portuguese: poço petrolífero
- Romanian: sondă de petrol
- Russian: нефтяная скважина
- Spanish: pozo petrolero
- Swedish: oljekälla
- Thai: บ่อน้ำมัน
- Turkish: petrol kuyusu
- Ukrainian: нафтова свердловина
- Vietnamese: giếng dầu
Definition of oil well from the Collins English Dictionary
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