deep well

deep well

[′dēp ‚wel]
(civil engineering)
A well that draws its water from beneath shallow impermeable strata, at depths exceeding 22 feet (6.7 meters).
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

deep well

A well that draws water from beneath an impermeable stratum.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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"You guess?" responded Levin, his eyes like deep wells of light fixed on Stepan Arkadyevitch.
Moreover you have a great river hard by if he can be of any use to you, but there is no fighting against Jove the son of Saturn, with whom not even King Achelous can compare, nor the mighty stream of deep-flowing Oceanus, from whom all rivers and seas with all springs and deep wells proceed; even Oceanus fears the lightnings of great Jove, and his thunder that comes crashing out of heaven."
Guppy's particular confidence and occasionally advises him, from the deep wells of his experience, on difficult points in private life.
Kim came up from those deep wells, and the lama attended his yawning pleasure; duly snapping fingers to head off evil spirits.
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Authorities earlier shut down six of the company's deep well pumps due to alleged ill effects to the environment.
Meanwhile, the A8 deep well is the third deep well being drilled on the Airshagyl structure.
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"The Company successfully executed its deep well appraisal project in 2001.