gusher

gusher
n.
1 an oil well from which oil flows without being pumped.
2 an effusive person.

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  • Gusher — Gush er, n. One who gushes. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gusher — oil well that flows without pumping, 1886, agent noun from GUSH (Cf. gush). Earlier in a sense of overly effusive person (1864) …   Etymology dictionary

  • gusher — [gush′ər] n. 1. a person who gushes ☆ 2. an oil well from which oil spouts without being pumped …   English World dictionary

  • gusher — n. oil well from which oil gushes to hit a gusher * * * [ gʌʃə] [ oil well from which oil gushes ] to hit a gusher …   Combinatory dictionary

  • Gusher-Phänomen — Als Gusher Phänomen (engl. gusher Springquelle) oder Drucklabyrinth wird eine Missbildung des Innenohres bezeichnet, bei welcher der Perilymphraum des Innenohres in weiter Verbindung zum Liquorraum des Gehirns steht. Das Gusher Phänomen gehört zu …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • gusher — noun Date: 1864 one that gushes; specifically an oil well with a copious natural flow …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • gusher — /gush euhr/, n. 1. a flowing oil well, usually of large capacity. 2. a person who gushes. [1860 65; GUSH + ER1] * * * …   Universalium

  • gusher — noun a) One that gushes b) An oil well that has a natural flow and so no pumping is needed …   Wiktionary

  • gusher — An abundant flow of fluid. perilymphatic g. abnormal flow of perilymph when the footplate of the stapes is perforated; occurs in X linked mixed deafness (DFN 3) due to a mutation of the POU3F4 …   Medical dictionary

  • gusher — gush|er [ˈgʌʃə US ər] n a place in the ground where oil or water comes out very forcefully, so that a pump is not needed …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • gusher — gush|er [ gʌʃər ] noun count an OIL WELL that does not need a pump because the oil flows up easily by itself …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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