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1. A leaky confining bed that transmits water at a very slow rate to or from an adjacent aquifer.
2. A geologic formation that may contain ground water but is incapable of transferring that water to the surface.
3. 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.

This entry is located in the following units: aqua-, aquatic-, aqui-, aqu-, -aquatically, aque-, -aqueous (page 6) tard- + (page 1)