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water table

noun

Simple Definition of water table

  • : the highest underground level at which the rocks and soil in a particular area are completely wet with water

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of water table

  1. 1 :  a stringcourse or similar member when projecting so as to throw off water

  2. 2 :  the upper limit of the portion of the ground wholly saturated with water

Examples of water table in a sentence

  1. Heavy rainfall has caused the water table to rise.



15th Century

First Known Use of water table

15th century


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