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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of outwell.


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  • It is held by some that where considerable water is supplied to the rising column of lava, as from the ground water of the surrounding region, and where the lava is viscid so that steam does not readily escape, the eruption is of the explosive type; when these conditions do not obtain, the lava outwells quietly, as in the Hawaiian volcanoes.

    The Elements of Geology William Harmon Norton 1900


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