water table

noun

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


WATER TABLE Defined for English Language Learners

water table

noun

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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