fireflood

or fire·flood·ing

[ fahyuh r-fluhd or fahyuhr-fluhd-ing ]
/ faɪərˌflʌd or faɪərˌflʌd ɪŋ /

noun

a procedure designed to extract more oil from a well by injecting compressed air into the ground and burning some of the oil to increase the flow.

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