Definition of water level in English:

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water level


1The height reached by the water in a reservoir, river, storage tank, etc.
Example sentences
  • The pump is powerful enough to create a vortex in the reservoir and if the water level is too low, this vortex will reach down into the pump inlet and bubbles will be pumped through the system.
  • At the Shihmen Dam in Taoyuan County, the water level yesterday reached 220m, or 31.9 percent of the reservoir's capacity.
  • With the light showers, the water level improved in the tank.
1.1 another term for water table.
2An instrument that uses water to indicate the horizontal.

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Syllabification: wa·ter lev·el

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