1. [ noun ] (geography) the level of the surface of a body of water
Related terms: elevation sea_level
2. [ noun ] (geology) underground surface below which the ground is wholly saturated with water
Synonyms: groundwater_level water_table

: "spring rains had raised the water table"

Related terms: geological_formation
3. [ noun ] (nautical) a line corresponding to the surface of the water when the vessel is afloat on an even keel; often painted on the hull of a ship
Synonyms: water_line waterline
Related terms: line load_line
4. [ noun ] a water gauge that shows the level by showing the surface of the water in a trough or U-shaped tube
Related terms: water_gauge
Similar spelling:   water_elm