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waterflood

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noun wa·ter·flood \ˈwȯ-tər-ˌfləd, ˈwä-\

Definition of waterflood

  1. :  the process of waterflooding an oil well

1928

First Known Use of waterflood

1928


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waterflood

verb wa·ter·flood

Definition of waterflood

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to pump water into the ground around an oil well nearing depletion in order to loosen and force out additional oil

1926

First Known Use of waterflood

1926


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