Definition of Aquifer

1. Noun. Underground bed or layer yielding ground water for wells and springs etc.

Generic synonyms: Formation, Geological Formation
Derivative terms: Aquiferous



Definition of Aquifer

1. Noun. An underground layer of water-bearing porous stone, earth, or gravel ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Aquifer

1. a water-bearing rock formation [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aquifer

aqueous phases
aqueous solution
aqueous vaccine
aqueous vein
aqueously
aqueousness
aquept
aquic moisture regime
aquiclude
aquicludes
aquicultural
aquiculture
aquicultures
aquiculturist
aquiesce
aquifer (current term)
aquiferous
aquifers
aquiform
aquifuge
aquifuges
aquila
aquilege
aquilegia
aquilegias
aquiline
aquiline nose
aquiline noses
aquilinities
aquilinity

Literary usage of Aquifer

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1. In-Situ Bioremediation of Ground Water and Geological Material: A Review of ...by Robert D. Norris by Robert D. Norris (1995)
"Volume of Contaminated aquifer The greater the volume of aquifer solids and ground ... aquifer Permeability/Soil Characteristics For a given size plume and ..."

2. Natural Gas Informationby Agence internationale de l'énergie, IEA Staff by Agence internationale de l'énergie, IEA Staff (2005)
"Data as of end 2002; ** Data as of end 2003 Depleted Gas Field Depleted Gas Field Depleted Gas Field Granite Cavern aquifer Depleted Gas Field Depleted Gas ..."

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