What does artesian well mean?

artesian well meaning in Urban Dictionary

Artesian wells tend to be named following the city of Artois in France, where in fact the first one ended up being drilled in 1126. The technique used had been percussion drilling for which a rod with a difficult iron innovative is positioned in bore gap and over and over repeatedly hit with a hammer. The name is now applied to wells of reasonable level that produce liquid without the necessity for pumping.

artesian well meaning in Etymology Dictionary

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artesian well meaning in General Dictionary

a fine drilled through impermeable strata into strata that obtain water from an increased height so there is pressure to force the water to flow upward

Sentence Examples with the word artesian well

Thousands of artesian wells have been bored, the region between Los Angeles, Santa Clara and San Bernardino being one of the most important artesian well regions of the world.

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