Mean Water Level (MWL)

Science / Tides and Currents / Mean Water Level (MWL): A datum. The mean surface elevation as determined by averaging the heights of the water at equal intervals of time, usually hourly. Mean water level is used in areas of little or no range in tide.

Other Words for Level

Level Adjective Synonyms: even, smooth, plane, uniform, plain, flat, flush, straight, true
Level Verb Synonyms: aim, point, draw a bead, direct, train, focus
Level Noun Synonyms: horizontal, prone, supine
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Other Words for Mean

Mean Adjective Synonyms: denote, signify, indicate, note, specify, designate, represent, betoken, signal, carry, convey, drive at, refer to, allude to, communicate, express, bring out, get over or across, imply, suggest, connote, intimate, hint (at)
Mean Verb Synonyms: portend, show, foretell, foreshadow, promise, presage, augur, herald
Mean Noun Synonyms: intend, design, purpose, plan, aim, have in mind, contemplate, have in view, want, wish, expect, hope, be motivated by, have as justification
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Other Words for Water

Water Noun Synonyms: H2O, distilled water, tap water, drinking-water, bottled water, spa water, still water, soda (water), effervescent water, mineral water, sea water, salt water, ditch-water, dishwater, bath-water, branch water, Adam's ale, Latin a
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Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA)

Business / Agriculture / Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA): P.L. 93-523 (December 16, 1974) as amended, is the key federal law for protecting public water systems from harmful contaminants. First enacted in 1974, the Act, as amended, is administered by the Env MORE

Safe Drinking Water Act

Business / Real Estate / Safe Drinking Water Act: Enacted by Congress in 1974, this federal law administered by the EPA and equivalent state regulators to establish and enforce drinking water standards. MORE

Salt Water

Science / Weather / Salt Water: The water of the ocean, distinguished from fresh water by its appreciable salinity. MORE

Sea Level

Science / Weather / Sea Level: The height or level of the sea surface at any time. It is used as a reference for elevations above and below. MORE

Sea Level Datum (SLD)

Science / Tides and Currents / Sea Level Datum (SLD): An obsolete term. See National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929 and mean sea level. MORE

Root Mean Squared (RMS)

Technology / Home Audio / Root Mean Squared (RMS): A term used to indicate the average level of power that a receiver or amplifier can sustain over a given period of time. Average power ratings (ex: 100 watts RMS) provide a more realistic assessment o MORE

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