oilfield

oilfield
oilfield NOUN an area of land or seabed underlain by strata yielding significant quantities of mineral oil.

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  • oilfield — UK [ˈɔɪlˌfiːld] / US [ˈɔɪlˌfɪld] noun [countable] Word forms oilfield : singular oilfield plural oilfields an area where there is oil under the land or under the bottom of the sea …   English dictionary

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  • oilfield — oil|field [ ɔıl,fild ] noun count an area where there is oil under the land or under the bottom of the ocean …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • oilfield — n. area of land or sea having petroleum deposits (especially one that is actively being drilled for oil) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • oilfield — noun an area of land or seabed underlain by strata yielding significant quantities of mineral oil …   English new terms dictionary

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