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Meaning of WATER LEVEL

Pronunciation:  'wotur 'levul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a water gauge that shows the level by showing the surface of the water in a trough or U-shaped tube
  2. [n]  the level of the surface of a body of water
  3. [n]  a line corresponding to the surface of the water when the vessel is afloat on an even keel; often painted on the hull of a ship
  4. [n]  underground surface below which the ground is wholly saturated with water; "spring rains had raised the water table"
 
 Synonyms: groundwater level, water line, water table, waterline
 
 See Also: elevation, formation, geological formation, geology, line, load line, Plimsoll, Plimsoll line, Plimsoll mark, sea level, water gage, water gauge, water glass

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Wa"ter lev"el\
1. The level formed by the surface of still water.

2. A kind of leveling instrument. See under {Level}, n.

 

 

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