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Noun: Wells  welz
  1. 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)
    - H. G. Wells, Herbert George Wells
Noun: well  wel
  1. A deep hole or shaft dug or drilled to obtain water or oil or gas or brine
     
  2. A cavity or vessel used to contain liquid
     
  3. An abundant source
    "she was a well of information";
    - wellspring, fountainhead
     
  4. An open shaft through the floors of a building (as for a stairway)
     
  5. 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
Verb: well  wel
  1. Come up, as of a liquid
    "the currents well up"; "Tears well in her eyes";
    - swell

Type of: author, come up, compartment, excavation, rise, rise up, shaft, source, surface, vessel, writer

Encyclopedia: Wells, Somersetshire

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