Definition of dry well in English:

dry well

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noun

  • 1A shaft or chamber constructed in the ground in order to aid drainage, sometimes containing pumping equipment.
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    • Drain water from pools, hot tubs and roof drains to a ditch or separate dry well.
    • If that is not possible, dig a 2-foot by 2-foot dry well for the pipe to discharge into.
    • Big Jim fell through the planks covering a dry well while preaching, dying with holy words in his mouth and a glimpse of the stars at noon.

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