Sentence Examples


  • Above the "water-table" the water is held by capillarity, and the percentage of water held decreases as we approach the surface where there may be perfect dryness.
  • The surface of the water in the supersaturated soil is known as the "water-table" and is exemplified in water standing in a well.
  • In an impervious clay the flow of the water is much impeded and the water-table can be controlled only by frequent lines of pipes.
  • In clays whose particles are exceedingly minute the water travels very slowly but may ultimately reach a height of many feet above the level of the " water-table " below.