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 Meanings and Examples of AQUIFER
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aquifer
 n.  an underground layer of water-bearing porous stone, earth, or gravel
 n.  underground bed or layer yielding ground water for wells and springs etc
 n.  a body of permeable rock that can contain or transmit groundwater
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1  An aquifer is a water - bearing rock stratum such as sandstone and chalk.
2  Farmers struggling to nourish thirsty crops are digging more wells, draining centuries-old aquifers, so that the Tigris and Euphrates basins lost 144 cubic kilometres of fresh water from 2003 to 2010.
3  Water for agricultural irrigation is under severe pressure, leading to unsustainable draws from regional aquifers and dropping the water table by an alarming 300 metres in the past two decades.