Definición de vadose en inglés:


Saltos de línea: va¦dose
Pronunciación: /ˈveɪdəʊs


Relating to or denoting underground water above the water table. Compare with phreatic.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Follow this through a duck, into a drier section, and then immediately through a further low wet section that emerges into a very fine vadose canyon.
  • This soon rejoins the main passage, and before long the floor breaks through the porcellaneous band, and the passage develops into a somewhat more pleasant vadose trench.
  • The unit contains abundant evidence of subaerial exposure, including caliche crusts, desiccation cracks and vadose cements.


late 19th century: from Latin vadosus, from vadum 'shallow expanse of water'.

Definición de vadose en:

Obtener más de Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día flippant
Pronunciación: ˈflɪp(ə)nt
not showing a serious or respectful attitude