Aqueduct vs Aquifer - What's the difference?

aqueduct | aquifer |


As nouns the difference between aqueduct and aquifer

is that aqueduct is an artificial channel that is constructed to convey water from one location to another while aquifer is an underground layer of water-bearing porous stone, earth, or gravel.

aqueduct

English

Alternative forms

* (archaic)

Noun

(en noun) (wikipedia aqueduct)
  • An artificial channel that is constructed to convey water from one location to another.
  • A structure carrying water over a river or depression, especially in regards to ancient aqueducts.
  • aquifer

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • An underground layer of water-bearing porous stone, earth, or gravel
  • The water from the well came from an aquifer .

    See also

    * oasis * (wikipedia "aquifer")