adjective see aquifer

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Aquiferous — A*quif er*ous, a. [L. aqua water + ferous.] Consisting or conveying water or a watery fluid; as, aquiferous vessels; the aquiferous system. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • aquiferous — adj. [L. aqua, water; ferre, to bear] (MOLLUSCA) Supplying water or watery fluid, as the aquiferous canals …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • aquiferous — See aquifer. * * * …   Universalium

  • aquiferous — adjective a) Of or pertaining to an aquifer b) Carrying water …   Wiktionary

  • aquiferous — adj. of or pertaining to an aquifer …   English contemporary dictionary

  • aquiferous — aquif·er·ous …   English syllables

  • aquiferous —   a. carrying, yielding or containing water. aquifer, n. water bearing stratum …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • aquiferous — adjective of or relating to an aquifer • Pertains to noun: ↑aquifer • Derivationally related forms: ↑aquifer …   Useful english dictionary

  • GEOGRAPHICAL SURVEY — Names The name Ereẓ Israel (the Land of Israel) designates the land which, according to the Bible was promised as an inheritance to the Israelite tribes. In the course of time it came to be regarded first by the Jews and then also by the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • aquifer — noun Etymology: New Latin, from Latin aqua + fer Date: 1901 a water bearing stratum of permeable rock, sand, or gravel • aquiferous adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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