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water table

n.
1. The level below which the ground is completely saturated with water. Also called water level.
2. A projecting ledge, molding, or stringcourse along the side of a building, designed to throw off rainwater.
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water table

n
1. (Geological Science) the surface of the water-saturated part of the ground, usually following approximately the contours of the overlying land surface
2. (Architecture) an offset or string course that has a moulding designed to throw rainwater clear of the wall below
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wa′ter ta`ble

or wa′ter•ta`ble,


n.
1. the planar, underground surface beneath which earth materials, as soil or rock, are saturated with water.
2. a projecting stringcourse or similar structural member placed so as to divert rainwater from a building.
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water table

The level at which the ground beneath the surface is saturated with water. The water table usually rises after heavy rainfall and the melting of snow and falls during drier periods.
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water table

The upper surface of rock saturated by ground water. Wet and dry weather make the table rise and fall.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.water table - underground surface below which the ground is wholly saturated with waterwater table - underground surface below which the ground is wholly saturated with water; "spring rains had raised the water table"
geological formation, formation - (geology) the geological features of the earth
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Translations

water table

nlivello idrostatico
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Where waterlogging exists due to the presence of a perched watertable, such as may occur in duplex soils with sodic subsoils, breaking of the deep clay layer or increasing deep water movement by treating subsoil sodicity via the application of organic amendments or gypsum may lead to improved water (and salt) movement and crop water use and yield.
Elaborating the objectives of the projects, he said, it would help integrated drainage and water management concept among land owners to control watertable and reclaim saline lands.
Combining GRACE-DSI with soil moisture we characterize the contrasting vegetation greenness response to surface and underground water supply changes in western and eastern Australia, which is consistent with the regional distribution of drought-sensitive vegetation in eastern Australia and drought-resistant vegetation in western Australia where watertable depth is much deeper, suggesting that these regions have different relative plant rooting depths.
Elaborating the objectives of the projects he said, it would help integrated drainage and water management concept among land owners to control watertable and reclaim saline lands.
Gianquinto, "Water stress and watertable depth influence yield, water use efficiency, and nitrogen recovery in bell pepper: Lysimeter studies," Australian Journal of Agricultural Research, vol.
Some four miles further upstream there is another dam storing millions of gallons to deliberately keep Cors Erddreiniog's watertable at saturation point.
As McCaffery notes, 'A strong watertable lies underneath all of these poems, giving them a refreshing flow and fluidity.'(21) These poems can be serene, but they also speak with great urgency about environmental degradation, as in 'The Canto of Tweed's Mouth' ('we fear the glassful from the tap'), 'Shepherd's Calendar' ('everything shows the signs of a miasma'), and 'The World-Turtle' ('the turtle who carries / the universe upon its shell / will turn over / and die of thirst').
Rose, "Evaporative flux from a shallow watertable: The influence of a vapour-liquid phase transition," Journal of Hydrology, vol.
Bread, pancakes, sausages, bacon and every possible way to serve eggs were laid on at Watertable, the top restaurant in the five-star Hyatt Regency hotel.
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Their measurements show recharge rates of < 1 mm/year in vegetated uplands and no recharge in vegetated lowlands, also show a watertable fluctuations less than 10 mm after an important rain event of 51 mm, suggesting that the recent recharge from rain is a negligible process.