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ARTESIAN

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does artesian mean? 

ARTESIAN (adjective)
  The adjective ARTESIAN has 1 sense:

1. (of water) rising to the surface under internal hydrostatic pressure

  Familiarity information: ARTESIAN used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ARTESIAN (adjective)


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Meaning:

(of water) rising to the surface under internal hydrostatic pressure

Synonyms:

artesian; flowing

Context examples:

an artesian well / artesian pressure

Antonym:

subartesian ((of water) rising naturally in a well to a height appreciably above that of the surrounding water table but not flowing out of the well)


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