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Overview of noun wells

The noun wells has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. Wells, H. G. Wells, Herbert George Wells

(prolific English writer best known for his science-fiction novels; he also wrote on contemporary social problems and wrote popular accounts of history and science (1866-1946))

Overview of noun well

The noun well has 5 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (8) well

(a deep hole or shaft dug or drilled to obtain water or oil or gas or brine)

2. (1) well

(a cavity or vessel used to contain liquid)

3. well, wellspring, fountainhead

(an abundant source; "she was a well of information")

4. well

(an open shaft through the floors of a building (as for a stairway))

5. well

(an enclosed compartment in a ship or plane for holding something as e.g. fish or a plane's landing gear or for protecting something as e.g. a ship's pumps)

Overview of verb well

The verb well has 1 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (3) well, swell

(come up, as of a liquid; "Tears well in her eyes"; "the currents well up") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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