pressure cone

pressure cone

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Cone of depression — A cone of depression occurs in an aquifer when groundwater is pumped from a well. In an unconfined aquifer (water table), this is an actual depression of the water levels. In confined aquifers (artesian), the cone of depression is a reduction in… …   Wikipedia

  • Pressure measurement — The construction of a bourdon tube gauge, construction elements are made of brass Many techniques have been developed for the measurement of pressure and vacuum. Instruments used to measure pressure are called pressure gauges or vacuum gauges. A… …   Wikipedia

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  • cone-in-cone — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ noun : a small scale geologic structure resembling a set of concentric cones piled one above another developed in sedimentary rocks under pressure with or without solution of adjacent materials * * * cone in cone «KOHN ihn KOHN»,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cone of depression —    A depression of the potentiometric surface in the shape of an inverted cone that develops around a well that is being pumped. It defines the area of influence [6].    Synonym: cone of pressure relief (applied to artesian aquifers only) …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

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