- The definition of a drawdown is a reduction, particularly of a water level.
An example of a drawdown is a reduction in the level of a reservoir.
drawdown definition by Webster's New World
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- a lowering of the water level of a well, reservoir, etc., as in supplying industry with water
- a reduction or depletion
drawdown definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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- The act, process, or result of depleting: the drawdown of oil supplies; a drawdown of investment capital.
- A lowering of the water level in a reservoir or other body of water.
drawdown - Science Definition
- A lowering of the water level in a reservoir or other body of water, especially as the result of withdrawal.
- The difference in elevation between the level of water in a well and the level of groundwater in the area in which the well is located.