(of water) rising naturally in a well to a height appreciably above that of the surrounding water table but not flowing out of the well
Ant: ↑artesian

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\\|səb+\ adjective
Etymology: sub- + artesian
: of, relating to, or being water that rises naturally in a well to a height appreciably above that of the surrounding water table but does not flow out of the well

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