Definition of Tube well

1. Noun. A well made by driving a tube into the earth to a stratum that bears water.

Exact synonyms: Driven Well
Generic synonyms: Well



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tube Well

tube-shaped structure
tube-shell
tube-steak
tube cast
tube curare
tube feeding syndrome
tube feeding syndromes
tube foot
tube sock
tube socks
tube steak
tube steaks
tube teeth
tube top
tube tops
tube well (current term)
tube wrench
tubectomy
tubed
tubed flap
tubed pedicle flap
tubeform
tubeful
tubefuls
tubelength mechanical
tubelength optical
tubeless
tubeless tire
tubelike
tubenose

Literary usage of Tube well

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1. Spons' Dictionary of Engineering, Civil, Mechanical, Military, and Naval by Edward Spon (1874)
"In dense clays, however, of a close and very tenacious character, the American tube-well is not applicable, as the small perforations become sealed, ..."

2. The Mosquitoes of North and Central America and the West Indies by Leland Ossian Howard, Harrison Gray Dyar, Frederick Knab (1915)
"275) Basal tuft of the tube well within the pecten. | vindicator Dyar & Knab (p 265) 21. ... Third tuft of tube well out of line 25 Body ..."

3. A Handbook of Hygiene and Sanitary Science by George Wilson (1884)
"For a small or temporary supply the American tube well (Norton's patent) has been found to be very useful. It consists of a narrow iron tube driven into the ..."

4. Well-boring for Water, Brine and Oil: A Manual of Current Practice by C. Isler (1921)
"Since the driven tube well has been in use ... Thus may be gained an approximate idea of the depth to which the tube well must be driven ; but variations of ..."

5. Sanitary Engineering with Respect to Water-supply and Sewage Disposal by Leveson Francis Vernon-Harcourt (1907)
"Sometimes the bottom length of a tube- well is formed of an open tube with a steel ... Some of the finer soil finds its way into the tube-well through the ..."

6. Water and Its Purification: A Handbook for the Use of Local Authorities by Samuel Rideal (1902)
"Driving a tube-well. Civil War to obtain water by driving gun-barrels into the earth. Norton's tube-well was first extensively used in the Abyssinian ..."

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