meteoric water

   Water recently involved in atmospheric circulation [16].

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  • Meteoric water — is a hydrologic term of long standing for water in the ground which originates from precipitation. This includes water from lakes, rivers, and icemelts, which all originate from precipitation indirectly. Contents 1 Overview 2 History 3 See also …   Wikipedia

  • meteoric water — meteoric water, ground water that filters through the soil after a rain or seeps into the ground from rivers and lakes: »Meteoric water makes up most of the 2 million cubic miles of ground water in the earth (Ray K. Linsley) …   Useful english dictionary

  • meteoric water — atmosferinis vanduo statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. atmospheric water; meteoric water vok. atmosphärisches Wasser, n rus. атмосферная вода, f pranc. eau atmosphérique, f; eau météorique, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • meteoric water — any water from atmospheric precipitation …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • Global meteoric water line — The Global Meteoric Water Line is an equation defined by the geochemist Harmon Craig [cite journal|journal=Scripps News|url=|date=18 March 2003|title= Obituary notice: pioneer of geochemistry:… …   Wikipedia

  • meteoric — adjective Date: 1785 1. a. of or relating to a meteor b. resembling a meteor in speed or in sudden and temporary brilliance < a meteoric rise to fame > 2. of, relating to, or derived from the earth s atmosphere < meteoric water > • meteorically… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Water — This article is about general aspects of water. For a detailed discussion of its properties, see Properties of water. For other uses, see Water (disambiguation) …   Wikipedia

  • Meteoric stones — Stone Stone, n. [OE. ston, stan, AS. st[=a]n; akin to OS. & OFries. st[=e]n, D. steen, G. stein, Icel. steinn, Sw. sten, Dan. steen, Goth. stains, Russ. stiena a wall, Gr. ?, ?, a pebble. [root]167. Cf. {Steen}.] 1. Concreted earthy or mineral… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • meteoric — adjective 1》 relating to meteors or meteorites. 2》 (of change or development) very rapid. 3》 Geology relating to or denoting water derived from the atmosphere. Derivatives meteorically adverb …   English new terms dictionary

  • Magmatic water — or juvenile water is water which exists within and in equilibrium with a magma or water rich volatile fluids which are derived from a magma. This magmatic water is released to the atmosphere during a volcanic eruption. Magmatic water may also be… …   Wikipedia

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