Synonyms for aquifer

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And we know just what the strata formations are both below the reservoir and in the aquifer downstream.

The aquifer dips toward the region of the wells from higher ground, where it outcrops and receives its water.

Which will supply the larger region with artesian wells, an aquifer whose dip is steep or one whose dip is gentle?

WORD ORIGIN

1897, coined from Latin aqui-, comb. form of aqua "water" (see aqua-) + -fer "bearing," from ferre "to bear" (see infer).

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water table

nounlevel of water
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