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injection well

noun
  1. a deep well into which pressurized fluids are injected for waste disposal, to improve the recovery of petroleum, or in solution mining.
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injection well

  1. A deep well into which water or pressurized gas is pumped in order to push petroleum resources out of underground reservoirs toward production wells so as to increase their yield.
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