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artesian well definition

  • noun:
    • A well drilled through impermeable strata to attain water with the capacity of increasing into the area by interior hydrostatic pressure.
    • An aquifer by which water rises into area under its very own hydrostatic stress.
    • A bore-hole in an artesian basin.
    • See under Artesian, and Driven.
    • a well drilled through impermeable strata into strata that obtain water from a higher height so there is force to force water to flow upward
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