Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Water beneath the earth's surface, often between saturated soil and rock, that supplies wells and springs.

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  • n. Water that exists beneath the earth's surface in underground streams and aquifers.

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  • n. underground water that is held in the soil and in pervious rocks

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Examples

  •  They gained an uncharacteristic hummock of land, a half mile across, from which the ground water had drained, more or less.

    Son of a Witch

  • What water does not go up (by evapo-transpiration) must either be discharged to ground water or run off the land.

    TreeHugger

  • 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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