material well

material well

[mə′tir·ē·əl ‚wel]
(chemical engineering)
In a plastics process, the space provided in a compression or transfer mold to allow for the bulk factor.
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The zone separates the Juan de Fuca and North America plates, and as a new ocean floor is being created, ocean material wells up and moves toward the coasts of Washington and Oregon.
Midocean ridges are seams where material wells up from Earth's interior to form new seafloor, explains Hedy Edmonds, a marine geochemist at the University of Texas' Marine Science Institute in Port Aransas.