vadose

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin vadosus.

AdjectiveEdit

vadose (not comparable)

  1. Of or pertaining to water beneath the surface of the earth which is located above the level of the permanent groundwater.
    • 2003, B. B. Huckell; C. Vance Haynes, "The Ventana Complex: New Dates and New Ideas on Its Place in Early Holocene Western Prehistory," American Antiquity, vol. 68, no. 2 p. 357,
      Research has shown bone apatite to undergo chemical exchange with carbonates in either vadose water or groundwater.

Related termsEdit

  • vadose zone
  • vadosity

ItalianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

vadose f

  1. feminine plural of vadoso

LatinEdit

AdjectiveEdit

vadōse

  1. vocative masculine singular of vadōsus
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