Definition of water table
1 : a stringcourse or similar member when projecting so as to throw off water
2 : the upper limit of the portion of the ground wholly saturated with water
Examples of water table in a sentence
Heavy rainfall has caused the water table to rise.
First Known Use of water table
WATER TABLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of water table for English Language Learners
: the highest underground level at which the rocks and soil in a particular area are completely wet with water
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