The level below which the ground is saturated with water. Compare with phreatic, vadose.
- 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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Syllabification: wa·ter ta·ble
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