free water

noun

Definition of free water

: water that is free:
a : water that will settle from oil rapidly
b : water in ore analysis that is not in chemical combination with mineral matter
c : ground water free to move in response to gravity

called also gravitational water

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“Free water.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/free%20water. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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