Stilling Well

Science / Tides and Currents / Stilling Well: A vertical pipe with a relatively small opening (intake) in the bottom. It is used in a gauge installation to dampen short period surface waves while freely admitting the tide, other long period waves, and sea level variations; which can then be measured by a water level gauge sensor inside. See float well and protective well.

Other Words for Well

Well Adjective Synonyms: satisfactorily, sufficiently, adequately, agreeably, nicely, (well) enough, OK, okay
Well Noun Synonyms: successfully, famously, marvelously, wonderfully, fabulously, incredibly, splendidly, admirably, spectacularly, excellently, superbly
Well Verb Synonyms: articulately, understandably, expressively, correctly, accurately, properly, proficiently, effectively, artistically, poetically, grammatically
Well Adverb Synonyms: skilfully, expertly, adeptly, proficiently, ably
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Protective Well

Science / Tides and Currents / Protective Well: A vertical pipe with a relatively large opening (intake) in the bottom. It is used with the air acoustic ranging sensor and electronic processing (filtering) technique to minimize the nonlinear charac MORE

Float Well

Science / Tides and Currents / Float Well: A stilling well in which the float of a float-actuated water level gauge operates. See stilling well. MORE

Upwelling

Science / Geology / Upwelling: Movement of cold water from the floor of a lake or ocean up into a shallow area. MORE

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