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fireflood

fire·flood
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fahyuh r-fluhd or fahyuhr-fluhd-ing]
    • /faɪərˌflʌd or faɪərˌflʌd ɪŋ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fahyuh r-fluhd or fahyuhr-fluhd-ing]
    • /faɪərˌflʌd or faɪərˌflʌd ɪŋ/

Definitions of fireflood word

  • noun fireflood a procedure designed to extract more oil from a well by injecting compressed air into the ground and burning some of the oil to increase the flow. 1
  • noun fireflood a method of extracting oil from a well by burning some of the oil to increase the rate of flow 0

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Parts of speech for Fireflood

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
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fireflood popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 46% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 63% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

fireflood usage trend in Literature

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