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Definition of the noun air well
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- a shaft for ventilation
Air well: An air well or aerial well is a structure or device that collects water by promoting the condensation of moisture from air. Designs for air wells are many and varied, but the simplest designs are completely passive, require no external energy source and have few, if any, moving parts.
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by D. J. Poehls, Gregory J. Smith
Air well A method of water collection utilized in desert climates, by which rocks are piled in a tower configuration allowing for the collection of water from condensation of atmospheric moisture on the cooler rock pile. Cf. Atmospheric water.
by George Fulton, George Knight (of Edinburgh.)
the visible regions of the air Well, well, n. a spring ; a fountain ; a source— a. not sick ; happy — adv. not amiss ; properly Welladay, well'a-da, interj. alas Wellborn, well'born, a. not meanly ...
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