AskDefine | Define artesian

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artesian adj : (of water) rising to the surface under internal hydrostatic pressure; "an artesian well"; "artesian pressure" [syn: flowing] [ant: subartesian]

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Artois where there are such wells

Adjective

artesian
  1. In the context of "of a water supply": rising to the surface under its own hydrostatic pressure.

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