from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A well drilled through impermeable strata to reach water capable of rising to the surface by internal hydrostatic pressure.
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- noun An
aquiferin which waterrises to the surfaceunder its own hydrostatic pressure.
- noun A bore-hole in an
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- noun a well drilled through impermeable strata into strata that receive water from a higher altitude so there is pressure to force the water to flow upward
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[French artésien, from Old French artesien, of Artois, from Arteis, Artois, France.]
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