American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Water beneath the earth's surface, often between saturated soil and rock, that supplies wells and springs.
- n. underground water that is held in the soil and in pervious rocks
“ They gained an uncharacteristic hummock of land, a half mile across, from which the ground water had drained, more or less.”
“What water does not go up (by evapo-transpiration) must either be discharged to ground water or run off the land.”
“Griffith et al., “Cancer mortality in U.S. counties with hazardous waste sites and ground water pollution,” Archives of Environmental Health, vol. 44, no.”
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An extract from the "Zold Tolmacs" project, a HU-EN environmental dictionary compiled by Robert Gulyas in 2000.
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