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well

noun [C]
 
 
/wel/
NATURAL RESOURCES a deep hole in the ground from which you can get water: These two tributaries of the Yellowstone River supply water for farms and wells in two states. It is an 8-mile round trip to fetch clean water from a well.
NATURAL RESOURCES, PRODUCTION →  oil well
Translations of “well”
in Arabic بِئْر…
in Korean 우물…
in Malaysian telaga, ruang tangga…
in French puits, cage (d’escalier)…
in Turkish kuyu, artezyen…
in Italian pozzo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 水井, 油井, 氣井…
in Russian колодец, источник…
in Polish studnia, szyb…
in Vietnamese giếng, lồng cầu thang…
in Spanish pozo, hueco…
in Portuguese poço…
in Thai บ่อน้ำ, บ่อน้ำมัน, ปล่อง…
in German der Brunnen, das (Treppen-)Haus…
in Catalan pou…
in Japanese 井戸…
in Indonesian sumur, lorong tangga…
in Chinese (Simplified) 水井, 油井, 气井…
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