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gusher in Gas, coal, oil topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishgushergush‧er /ˈɡʌʃə $ -ər/ noun [countable]  TPGa place in the ground where oil or water comes out very forcefully, so that a pump is not needed
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gusherThe Dallas Cowboys are owned by Jerry Jones, an oilman with an ego that would dwarf a gusher.And while the price of oil looked like a gusher, consumer and business confidence fell down the well.Richard was like a gusher of newly tapped oil spraying about in all directions.In March 1991 -- almost four years after the consortium was formed -- they struck a gusher in the Cusiana field.Mason's gusher was not a big hit in Bondgate either.There were heady times, beginning in 1994, when Ultimate Fighting brought in a flow of cash like a Texas gusher.But at the time that complex structure was established, few anticipated the gusher of money about to erupt.