ponding definition

  • noun:
    • The excessive buildup of water at low-lying areas that remains after 48 hours following the end of rainfall under conditions conducive to drying.
    • The checking of a stream current or the damming back of their waters by some short-term obstruction. The main causes of all-natural ponding are faulting and differential height or warping associated with strata, a very good dam frequently resulting from the folding or displacement.
  • verb:
    • Present participle of pond.

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