Meaning of water table

wa'ter ta"ble

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. the planar, underground surface beneath which earth materials, as soil or rock, are saturated with water.
  2. a projecting stringcourse or similar structural member placed so as to divert rain water from a building.
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