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wellhead

the source of a well or stream
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wellhead

[′wel‚hed]
(civil engineering)
The top of a well.
(hydrology)
The place where a stream emerges from the ground.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

well house, wellhead

A shelter over a water well, 4.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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