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water level

the surface level of any body of water.
the level to which a vessel is immersed; water line.
Origin of water level
1555-65 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for water level
  • Wave breaking causes an increase in water level over the bars relative to the channel level.
  • The hole is the limiting factor and represents the bottleneck, whereas the water level represents the queue length.
  • What's more, when the water level changes it unleashes a miasma of disease from exposed sewage.
  • He compared it to a pond where water comes in and out, but the overall water level must remain constant.
  • The seas dropping water level is leading to dangerous consequences.
  • Witnesses have reported that an approaching tsunami is sometimes preceded by a noticeable fall or rise in the water level.
  • The changing water level below the dam makes navigation difficult and means that people and wildlife can't count on a steady flow.
  • Storm drainage is designed based on the water level at the downstream end.
  • Melting this will not cause the change of ocean water level.
  • If you must do a small load, adjust the water level accordingly.
British Dictionary definitions for water level

water level

the level reached by the surface of a body of water
the water line of a boat or ship
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