Definition of WATER

noun : WATER

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) 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 ;

  • 2. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 3. (

    ) once thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles) ;

  • 4. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 6. (

    ) a liquid necessary for the life of most animals and plants; "he asked for a drink of water" ;

verb : WATER

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) supply with water, as with channels or ditches or streams; "Water the fields" ;

  • 2. (

    ) provide with water; "We watered the buffalo" ;

  • 3. (

    ) secrete or form water, as tears or saliva; "My mouth watered at the prospect of a good dinner"; "His eyes watered" ;

  • 4. (

    ) fill with tears; "His eyes were watering" ;


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