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water

noun

1 water

Binary compound that occurs at room temperature as a clear colorless odorless tasteless liquid; freezes into ice below 0 degrees centigrade and boils above 100 degrees centigrade; widely used as a solvent.

synonym: H2O.

Roget 208: depth; deepness etc. adj.; profundity, depression etc. (concavity) 252.    hollow, pit, shaft, well, ... show more

Roget 337: water; serum, serosity; lymph; rheum; diluent; agua [Sp.], aqua, pani.    dilution, maceration, lotion; washing etc. ... show more

Roget 425: transparence, transparency; clarity; translucence, translucency; diaphaneity; lucidity, pellucidity, limpidity; fluorescence; transillumination, translumination.    transparent medium, ... show more

Dutch: majem, water, zoetwater
Polish: H2O, tlenek wodoru, woda



2 water

The part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean):
— They invaded our territorial waters.
— They were sitting by the water's edge.

synonym: body of water.

Dutch: water
Polish: woda

3 water

Once thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles).

4 water

A facility that provides a source of water:
— The town debated the purification of the water supply.
— First you have to cut off the water.

synonyms: water supply, water system.

Dutch: watervoorziening
Polish: instalacja wodna, instalacja wodociÄ…gowa

5 water

Liquid excretory product:
— The child had to make water.

synonyms: pee, piddle, piss, urine, weewee.

Dutch: pies, pis, plas, urine, zeik
Polish: mocz, uryna

6 water

A liquid necessary for the life of most animals and plants.

Polish: woda, woda pitna

verb

1 water

Supply with water, as with channels or ditches or streams:
— Water the fields.

synonym: irrigate.

Roget 337: be watery etc. adj.; reek.    add water, water, wet; moisten etc. 339; dilute, dip, immerse; merge; ... show more

Dutch: bevloeien, irrigeren

2 water

Provide with water.

3 water

Secrete or form water, as tears or saliva.

4 water

Fill with tears.


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