- aquifer (n.)
- 1897, coined from Latin aqui-, comb. form of aqua "water" (see aqua-) + -fer "bearing," from ferre "to bear" (see infer).
- 1. The aquifer which had once fed the wells was pronounced dry.
- 2. An aquifer is a water - bearing rock stratum such as sandstone and chalk.
- 3. A confined aquifer is also known as a pressure aquifer.
- 4. One of the two main types of aquifer is the unconfined aquifer.
- 5. Such material can confine water in an artesian aquifer.
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