Definition of groundwater in English:

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groundwater

Pronunciation: /ˈɡraʊn(d)wɔːtə/

noun

[mass noun]
Water held underground in the soil or in pores and crevices in rock.
Example sentences
  • They can contaminate underlying soils and groundwater or contaminate storm water which travels to bodies of surface water.
  • So it is clear what groundwater and surface water are understood to mean, and who the targets of the bylaw are.
  • In the absence of a proper clean-up of the site, chemicals are still leaking into the soil and groundwater.

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