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ground·wa·teralso ground water (ground′wô′tər, -wŏt′ər)
Water beneath the earth's surface, often between saturated soil and rock, that supplies wells and springs.
(Physical Geography) underground water that has come mainly from the seepage of surface water and is held in pervious rocks
or ground′ wa`ter,
the water beneath the surface of the ground, the source of spring and well water.
Water that flows or collects beneath the Earth's surface. Groundwater originates from rain and from melting snow and ice. It sinks into the ground, filling the small empty spaces in soil, sediment, and porous rocks. Aquifers, springs, and wells are supplied by the flow of groundwater.