water level
noun Date: 1563 1. an instrument to show the level by means of the surface of water in a trough or in a U-shaped tube 2. the surface of still water: as a. the level assumed by the surface of a particular body or column of water b. the waterline of a vessel

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  • Water level — Level Lev el (l[e^]v [e^]l), n. [OE. level, livel, OF. livel, F. niveau, fr. L. libella level, water level, a plumb level, dim. of libra pound, measure for liquids, balance, water poise, level. Cf. {Librate}, {Libella}.] 1. A line or surface to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Water level — Wa ter lev el 1. The level formed by the surface of still water. [1913 Webster] 2. A kind of leveling instrument. See under {Level}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • water level — n. 1. a) the surface of still water b) the height of this 2. WATER TABLE 3. a leveling instrument containing water in a glass tube 4. WATERLINE (senses 1, 2, & 4) …   English World dictionary

  • water level — ► NOUN 1) the height reached by a body of water. 2) a water table …   English terms dictionary

  • water level — noun 1. the level of the surface of a body of water (Freq. 1) • Hypernyms: ↑elevation • Hyponyms: ↑sea level 2. underground surface below which the ground is wholly saturated with water spring rains had raised the water table …   Useful english dictionary

  • water level — vandens lygis statusas Aprobuotas sritis statyba apibrėžtis Vandens paviršiaus aukštis (altitudė) virš sąlyginės horizontaliosios plokštumos, pvz., jūros lygio. atitikmenys: angl. water level vok. Wasserhöhe rus. уровень воды pranc. niveau d’eau… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • water level — vandens lygis statusas Aprobuotas sritis hidrometeorologija apibrėžtis Vandens paviršiaus padėtis pradinio aukščio atžvilgiu. atitikmenys: angl. water level vok. Wasserpegel rus. yровень воды šaltinis Lietuvos hidrometeorologijos tarnybos prie… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • water level — vandens lygis statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. water level vok. Wasserspiegel, m rus. уровень воды, m pranc. niveau d’eau, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • water level — vandens lygis statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Vandens paviršiaus padėtis pasirinkto atskaitos plokštumos atžvilgiu (pvz., jūros lygio, žemės paviršiaus ir t. t.). atitikmenys: angl. water level vok. Wasserspiegel, m rus.… …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • water level — n. water gauge to display level by showing the surface of water in a trough or in a U shaped tube; height of the water, determination of the quantity of water in a given body of water; water line …   English contemporary dictionary

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