Entry from US English dictionary
Water contained in pores in soil or rock.
- They expected that zinc in worms would have a higher specific activity than in the plants and that the information would hint at the relative importance of pore water and soil exchangeable zinc pools to plants and earthworms.
- In addition, there is a thin veneer of sediments covering the subducting plates, which contain large volumes of unbound pore water and water and carbonate-bearing minerals.
- Groundwater flushing of pore water in the spring exported solutes to the estuary at rates similar to tidally driven surface exchange seen in previous studies.
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