wildcat

1. a well drilled in an area where no oil or gas production exists. 2. (nautical) the geared sheave of a windlass used to pull anchor chain. v: to drill wildcat wells.

Wildcat

The wildcat (Felis silvestris) is a small cat found throughout most of Africa, Europe, and southwest and central Asia into India, China, and Mongolia. Because of its wide range it is classed by the IUCN as Least Concern. However, crossbreeding with housecats is extensive and has occurred throughout almost the entirety of the species` range. The w....
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Wildcat

(from the article `roller coaster`) ...the Philadelphia Toboggan Company turned the local Coney Island park near Cincinnati, Ohio, into its test bed with the introduction of the Wild ...
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wildcat

(species Felis silvestris), a small wild member of the cat family (Felidae) native to Eurasia. The name wildcat is also used as a general term for ... [1 related articles]
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wildcat

[adj] - outside the bounds of legitimate or ethical business practices 2. [adj] - (of a mine or oil well) drilled speculatively in an area not known to be productive 3. [n] - any small or medium-sized cat resembling the domestic cat and living in the wild
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wildcat

adjective (of a mine or oil well) drilled speculatively in an area not known to be productive; `drilling there would be strictly a wildcat operation`; `a wildcat mine`; `wildcat drilling`; `wildcat wells`
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WildCat

[Cedar Point] WildCat was a steel roller coaster located at Cedar Point in Sandusky, Ohio that closed at the end of the 2011 season. It was an Schwarzkopf Wildcat model where small cars (each holding four passengers) take many tight turns and small hills that produce negative g-forces as well as strong lateral forces. Riders must be at leas...
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Wildcat

[Lake Compounce] Wildcat is the name of a wooden roller coaster located at Lake Compounce in Bristol, Connecticut. It was built in 1927 and is the park`s centerpiece. It is one of the world`s oldest operating roller coasters (in operation at the same location). With a first drop of only 73 feet, it`s not too intense making it popular with y...
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Wildcat

[musical] Wildcat is a musical with a book by N. Richard Nash, lyrics by Carolyn Leigh, and music by Cy Coleman. The original production opened on Broadway in 1960, starring a 48-year-old Lucille Ball in her only Broadway show. ==Background and production== Nash had envisioned the main character of Wildy as a woman in her late twenties, and...
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Wildcat

[short story] `Wildcat` is an early short story by the American author Flannery O`Connor. It is one of the six stories included in O`Connor`s 1947 master`s thesis The Geranium: A Collection of Short Stories and was published posthumously in The North American Review in 1970. It later appeared in the 1971 collection The Complete Stories. In ...
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Wildcat

A well drilled in unproven territory.
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Wildcat

The Wildcat is a German self-propelled anti-aircraft gun based on components of the 6x6 Transportpanzer vehicle. The Wildcat is manned by a crew of three and is armed with twin Mauser 30 mm Mk 30-F cannon equipped with laser rangefinder, radar scanner and automatic target tracking. The Wildcat has a top speed of 80 kmh and a range of 600 km.
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Wildcat

Wildcat is slang for a mean, spiteful woman.
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wildcat

wildcat, common name of Old World cats (Felis sylvestris) of Europe, Asia, and Africa. The wildcat resembles a large domestic tabby cat with a heavy tail; its fur is brownish to gray, with a pattern of light stripes. It can and does interbreed with domestic cats. The five subspecies are the European...
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