a flowing oil well, usually of large capacity.
a person who gushes.

1860–65; gush + -er1 Unabridged
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gusher (ˈɡʌʃə)
1.  a person who gushes, as in being unusually effusive or sentimental
2.  something, such as a spurting oil well, that gushes

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When it hits a gusher, it dines on chemicals found in the decomposing oil.
The output: a potential gusher of renewable, energy-efficient transportation
So they turn to the oil-services industry, which is set for a gusher of profits.
Fill their tankers with cement, sink them and cement them in around the gusher.
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