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water level

noun
1.
the surface level of any body of water.
2.
the level to which a vessel is immersed; water line.
Origin of water level
1555-1565
1555-65
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  • The water level in the boiler should be the same at the end of the test as at the beginning.

  • The shape was almost at the water level, a hundred feet or so away.

    The White Invaders Raymond King Cummings
  • With the dam, and the consequent raising of the water level, it would roar full from wall to wall, a river in itself.

    Desert Conquest A. M. Chisholm
  • There can be no drainage, as the ground on which they stand is below the water level.

    Pictures of Southern Life William Howard Russell
  • Once on the planks well above the water level, she paused to catch her breath, and to gaze searchingly toward the bushes.

    Swamp Island Mildred A. Wirt
  • The water level just to half the thickness of the phosphorus.

    The Boy's Playbook of Science John Henry Pepper
British Dictionary definitions for water level

water level

noun
1.
the level reached by the surface of a body of water
2.
the water line of a boat or ship
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