Definition of water table in English:

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water table

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noun

The level below which the ground is saturated with water.
Example sentences
  • I learned later that these boreholes, which were dug by cattle ranchers and reached down 100 meters and more, had lowered the water table.
  • Not only does trout farming make use of saline groundwater, it could help lower the water table and reduce groundwater's salt content.
  • This has resulted in a dramatic drop in the water table.

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