absorbing well


noun

a well for draining off surface water and conducting it to absorbent earth underground.

Nearby words

  1. absorbent,
  2. absorbent cotton,
  3. absorbent vessel,
  4. absorber,
  5. absorbing,
  6. absorptance,
  7. absorptiometer,
  8. absorptiometry,
  9. absorption,
  10. absorption band

Also called dry well, waste well.

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