a well from which natural gas is obtained.
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Origin of gas well
An Americanism dating back to 1840–50
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Examples from the Web for gas well
In another well, a mile and a half from any gas-well, a powerful stream of gas has been recently struck.
The same gentleman has since obtained a second gas-well near the former, and in all respects similar to it.
British Dictionary definitions for gas well
a well for obtaining natural gas
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