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Definitions of water:

  • noun:   a fluid necessary for the life of most animals and plants
    Example: "He asked for a drink of water"
  • noun:   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
  • noun:   once thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles)
  • noun:   the part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean)
    Example: "They invaded our territorial waters"
  • noun:   facility that provides a source of water
    Example: "The town debated the purification of the water supply"
  • noun:   liquid excretory product
    Example: "The child had to make water"
  • verb:   supply with water, as with channels or ditches or streams
    Example: "Water the fields"
  • verb:   provide with water
    Example: "We watered the buffalo"
  • verb:   fill with tears
    Example: "His eyes were watering"
  • verb:   secrete or form water, as tears or saliva
    Example: "My mouth watered at the prospect of a good dinner"
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #25911)


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