artesian

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Related to Artesian aquifer: artesian well, Confined aquifer, Perched aquifer
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Adj.1.artesian - (of water) rising to the surface under internal hydrostatic pressureartesian - (of water) rising to the surface under internal hydrostatic pressure; "an artesian well"; "artesian pressure"
subartesian - (of water) rising naturally in a well to a height appreciably above that of the surrounding water table but not flowing out of the well
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artesian

[ɑːˈtiːzɪən] ADJ artesian wellpozo m artesiano
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Panama is a beautiful country and the Aquacai USA[R] founders discovered an artesian aquifer deep beneath the Acai Rainforest, which truly sets their product apart.
Today this unique geological structure is known as the Uinta Arch Paleozoic Aquifer, a federally protected sole source artesian aquifer.
San Antonio gets most of its water from the Edwards Aquifer, a large artesian aquifer that underlies most of the Texas Hill Country.
That was when the artesian aquifer that is this water's source began forming--when the isthmus of Panama dramatically emerged form the ocean to form the narrow land bridge joining the North and South American continents.
IN THE BLEAKEST CORNER OF THE NUBIAN Desert, a small cluster of fan palms marks a spot where cracks in the artesian aquifer bring water close enough to the surface to splash green across an otherwise pale, arid landscape.
Beneath the Yaqara Valley on the Fijian island of Viti Levu lies a vast artesian aquifer, a huge volcanic chamber encapsulated by the rock walls of the collapsed craters.