Definition of artesian in English:
Relating to or denoting a well bored perpendicularly into water-bearing strata lying at an angle, so that natural pressure produces a constant supply of water with little or no pumping: the availability of water from artesian wells makes agriculture possible water from the island’s artesian supply
More example sentences
- The drilling cut off the water supply from three artesian wells on their private land.
- It was taken to Ilam to pump water for domestic supply from an artesian bore near the water wheel to a water tank on a tower beside the homestead.
- In both flowing and non-flowing artesian wells, the water is under higher pressure than would be created by a column of water extending from the depth of the open well to the top of the aquifer.
Definition of artesian in:
- US English dictionary
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