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Definition of "artesian" []

  • Rising to the surface under its own hydrostatic pressure. (adjective)

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Use "artesian" in a sentence
  • "It may be well to note the fact that the greater part of the so-called artesian wells, or borings which deliver water to a height above the surface, are not true artesian sources, in that they do not send up the water by the action of gravitation, but under the influence of gaseous pressure."
  • "Caviar from domestic sturgeon farm-raised in "artesian" water and fed natural foods."
  • "Food: The tapas menu features bruschetta, savory tarts, oysters, crab imperial and appetizers, as well as cheese plates, labeled "artesian" instead of "artisan.""