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Definition of the adjective vadose

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  1. Of or pertaining to water beneath the surface of the earth which is located above the level of the permanent groundwater.

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Google previewGROUNDWATER HYDROLOGY (2012)


* Vadose is a Latin word which means shallow suspended. * Pellicular is a Latin word which means suspended.

Google previewElements of Water Resources Engineering (1996)

by K. N. Duggal

Vadose is a word derived from Latin Vadosus, meaning ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Inland Waters (2009)

Vadose. Water. J R Nimmo, U.S. Geological Survey, Menlo Park, CA, USA Published by Elsevier Inc.

The vadose zoneis frequently called theunsaturated zone, and sometimes the zoneof aeration,as its pore spaceusually contains air as well ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Environmental Change (2013)

Three Volume Set by John A Matthews

vadose zone The unsaturated GROUNDWATER zone above the permanent WATER TABLE; also known as the aeration zone. Vadose water occurs in the vadose zone, where it circulates more or less freely under the influence of gravity, ...

Google previewDARE's Dictionary of Environmental Sciences and Engineering (2003)

by A.M.O. Mohamed, D. Chenaf, S. El-Shahed

Vadose zone'. The zone betwcen land surface and thé water table within which thé moisture content is less than saturation (except in thé capillary fringe) and pressure is less than atmospheric. Soil pore space also typically contains air or ...

Google previewEnvironmental Engineering Dictionary (2005)

by C. C. Lee

Vadose (unsaturated) zone: The zone of geologic material that occurs above the water table and capillary fringe, in which the pores are only partially filled with water (soil moisture is less than porosity), and the fluid pressure is less than ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Plant Sciences (2012)

by Michael Allaby

vadose. zone. See WATERTABLE. vagile. Applied to a plant that is free to move about. Compare SESSILE. vagility. The inherent power of movement possessed by individuals or *diaspores. Vagility in plants is often greater than commonly ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Palms (2017)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology (2 Volume Set) by Umberto Quattrocchi

corolla fere calyce 2-plo longiore; spathilla feminea asymmetrice infundibuliformis; involucrophorum vadose cupulate extra orem spathillaceam 1⁄2 productum, basicallosum; involucrum intra involucrophorum immersum, vadose cupulatum; ...

Google previewThe American Heritage Science Dictionary (2005)

by American Heritage Dictionary

vadose zone 656 video display tubes, are the most widely used vacuum tubes. In other electronic applications, vacuum tubes have largely been replaced by transistors. vadose zone (va'dos') A subsurface zone of soil or rock containing fluid ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Construction, Surveying, and Civil Engineering (2012)

by Christopher Gorse, David Johnston, Martin Pritchard

vadose water (vadose zone) A zone above the *water table in the ground, which is unsaturated, but comprises of: slow-moving water percolating downwards to join the *phreatic water below.

Google previewIllustrated Dictionary and Resource Directory of Environmental and Occupational Health, Second Edition (2016)

by Herman Koren

vadose — The unsaturated soil zone. vadose zone — The unsaturated soil zone between the water table and the surface of the ground; ...

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Video shows what vadose means. Of or pertaining to water beneath the surface of the earth which is located above the level of the permanent groundwater.

Scrabble value of V4A1D2O1S1E1

The value of this 6-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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