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Water (IPA: /ˈwɔtɝ/)


Water (n.)

The fluid which descends from the clouds in rain, and which forms rivers, lakes, seas, etc.

Water (n.)

A body of water, standing or flowing; a lake, river, or other collection of water.

Water (n.)

Any liquid secretion, humor, or the like, resembling water; esp., the urine.

Water (n.)

A solution in water of a gaseous or readily volatile substance; as, ammonia water.

Water (n.)

The limpidity and luster of a precious stone, especially a diamond; as, a diamond of the first water, that is, perfectly pure and transparent. Hence, of the first water, that is, of the first excellence.

Water (n.)

A wavy, lustrous pattern or decoration such as is imparted to linen, silk, metals, etc. See Water, v. t., 3, Damask, v. t., and Damaskeen.

Water (v. t.)

An addition to the shares representing the capital of a stock company so that the aggregate par value of the shares is increased while their value for investment is diminished, or "LFT diluted."

Water (v. t.)

To wet or supply with water; to moisten; to overflow with water; to irrigate; as, to water land; to water flowers.

Water (v. t.)

To supply with water for drink; to cause or allow to drink; as, to water cattle and horses.

Water (v. t.)

To wet and calender, as cloth, so as to impart to it a lustrous appearance in wavy lines; to diversify with wavelike lines; as, to water silk. Cf. Water, n., 6.

Water (n.)

To add water to (anything), thereby extending the quantity or bulk while reducing the strength or quality; to extend; to dilute; to weaken.

Water (v. i.)

To shed, secrete, or fill with, water or liquid matter; as, his eyes began to water.

Water (v. i.)

To get or take in water; as, the ship put into port to water.

Water ()

The water moccasin.

Water ()

The common, harmless American water snake (Tropidonotus sipedon). See Illust. under Water Snake.

Water ()

A kind of bur marigold (Bidens tripartita) found in wet places in Europe.

Water ()

See Water soldier.

Water ()

See Water buck.

Water ()

An aroid herb (Calla palustris) having a white spathe. It is an inhabitant of the north temperate zone.

Water ()

See under 1st Back.

Water ()

An officer of the customs, whose duty it is to search vessels.

Water ()

Water confined in specially constructed compartments in a vessel's hold, to serve as ballast.

Water ()

A barometer in which the changes of atmospheric pressure are indicated by the motion of a column of water instead of mercury. It requires a column of water about thirty-three feet in height.

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A device for regulating the temperature of anything subjected to heat, by surrounding the vessel containing it with another vessel containing water which can be kept at a desired temperature; also, a vessel designed for this purpose.

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A voltaic battery in which the exciting fluid is water.

Water

Chemical compound

Water

Classical element in philosophy and cosmology

Water

Category of heraldic charges

Water

Mural on school building Wällehuus in the city of Bern, Switzerland

Water

1985 British comedy film by Dick Clement

Water Synonyms

Body Of Water

Water Synonyms

H2O

Water Synonyms

Urine, Pee, Weewe, Piss, Piddle

Water Synonyms

Water Supply, Water System

Water Synonyms

Irrigate

WATER (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Water Analysis to Evaluate and Recommend

WATER (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Water Elevation Recovery mission

Water Rhymes


Boughter, Daughter, Lawter, Sautter, Slaughter, Straughter, Vawter, Water



Water (Last Name / Surname)

Water is the #56,310 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 363 people had that surname.

Spanish Translation

Water in Spanish is Agua

Tagalog Translation

Water in Tagalog is Agwa

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [about her date] If he were any dumber, I'd have to water him." - Prom Night (2008 film)

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [after trying to make water by burning hydrogen] So... I blew myself up." - The Martian (film)

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [losing it] The wheel! The little hamster wheel that we're all running up to get a little taste of your little water thingy!" - Little Fockers

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [Water] is one of the most investigated of all chemicals, but it is still the least understood ... nothing is as complex in its behaviour." - Water

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A cup of cold Adam from the next purling stream." - Water


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