Definition of water table in English:

water table

Syllabification: wa·ter ta·ble


  • The level below which the ground is saturated with water. Compare with phreatic, vadose.
    More 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.

More definitions of water table

Definition of water table in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day maelstrom
Pronunciation: ˈmālˌsträm
a powerful whirlpool in the sea