Definition of gusher
: one that gushes; specifically : an oil well with a copious natural flow
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Gushers drilled in the Electra Field by W.T. Waggoner, a North Texas rancher, were the foundation for a downtown landmark building owned by XTO.
Still, the $8 million gusher of liberal money that Mr. Ossoff enjoyed leading up to the April vote only intensified during the two-month approach to the runoff.
The previous October-April measuring period was a gusher, too, with 44.52 inches of rain but was more golf-friendly.
The techniques led to gushers at old fields in Texas, North Dakota and Pennsylvania.
Expected beneficiaries in the belt-and-road countries are still waiting for the gusher of Chinese infrastructure funds to open up and draw their backwater economies into global supply chains.
Judging from its past calculations, the JCT is likely to agree with independent budget wonks, on the left and right, who have concluded that Trump’s plan would create a gusher of red ink.
That includes another campaign-style rally on Saturday, a sudden gusher of sit-down interviews, and an even more improvisatory approach than usual.
Journalists often use the FEC database to identify high-dollar donors and to spot trends — a gusher of cash from Wall Street bankers flowing to one candidate, for example.
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Definition of gusher for English Language Learners
: someone or something that gushes; especially : an oil well that produces a large and forceful flow of oil
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