Aquitard

A geological formation that prevents significant flow of water (e.g. clay).

Aquitard

Geological formation that may contain groundwater but is not capable of transmitting significant quantities of it under normal hydraulic gradients. May function as confining bed.
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aquitard

aquitard 1. A leaky confining bed that transmits water at a very slow rate to or from an adjacent aquifer. 2. A bed of low permeability adjacent to an aquifer. An aquitard may serve as a storage unit for groundwater, although it does not yield water readily.
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aquitard

A layer of rock having low permeability that stores groundwater but delays its flow.
Found on http://www.inlandlapidary.com/user_area/glossaryA.asp

aquitard

A material of low permeability that greatly slows the movement of ground water.
Found on http://www.ge-at.iastate.edu/glossary-of-geologic-terms/

Aquitard

A geologic formation or stratum that significantly retards fluid movement.
Found on http://jersey.uoregon.edu/~mstrick/geology/geo_glossary_page.html

Aquitard

A rock with limited permeability that allows some water to pass through it, but at a very reduced rate.
Found on http://www.bgs.ac.uk/discoveringGeology/glossary.html
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