Definition of Tube well
1. Noun. A well made by driving a tube into the earth to a stratum that bears water.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Tube Well
Literary usage of Tube well
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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 ..."