[ waw-ter-fluhd, wot-er- ]
/ ˈwɔ tərˌflʌd, ˈwɒt ər- /
(in the petroleum industry) a method of secondary recovery whereby water is pumped into reservoir rock to force out oil that has ceased to flow under its own pressure.
Words nearby waterflood
watered-down, wateree, waterfall, waterfall development, waterfinder, waterflood, waterford, waterford glass, waterfowl, waterfowler, waterfront
Example sentences from the Web for waterflood
They rushed through the city like a waterflood, and large numbers of the natives were slain, and large numbers taken prisoners.The Literature of the Ancient Egyptians |E. A. Wallis Budge