subartesian water

/ˌsʌbatiʒən ˈwɔtə/ (say .subahteezhuhn 'wawtuh)

underground water which, when tapped by a bore hole, does not rise sufficiently high to flow naturally above the surface of the ground.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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