Definitions for "Water table"
A molding, or other projection, in the wall of a building, to throw off the water, -- generally used in the United States for the first table above the surface of the ground (see Table, n., 9), that is, for the table at the top of the foundation and the beginning of the upper wall.
The upper limit of the portion of the ground wholly saturated with water. The water table may be within a few inches of the surface or many feet below it.
the level of water under the earth.
Encyclopaedia Britannica 2002
Molding or projection on the exterior located at the intersection of the basement and first story
Keywords:  depth
The depth at which water is found.
a profiled edge stone that transitions different materials or adds additional style to an otherwise plain wall.
bricks running horizontally around a house, separating the floors of the house