body of water

  • 1Body of water — [ River Gambia flowing through Niokolokoba National Park] A body of water is any significant accumulation of water, usually covering the Earth or another planet. The term body of water most often refers to large accumulations of water, such as… …

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  • 2body of water — noun the part of the earth s surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean) (Freq. 1) they invaded our territorial waters they were sitting by the water s edge • Syn: ↑water • Topics: ↑river, ↑lake, ↑ …

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  • 3body of water — vandens objektas statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Tiriama, naudojama, vandens sankaupos dalis arba jose esantis įrenginys – versmė, šulinys ir kt. atitikmenys: angl. body of water; water body vok. Gegenstandwasser, n;… …

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  • 4body of water — vandens objektas statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Vandens sankaupa sausumos paviršiuje arba uolienose – vandenynai, jūros, upės, ežerai, vandens talpyklos, kanalai, ledynai, arteziniai baseinai, atskiri vandeningieji… …

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  • 5body of water — a sea, lake, harbor, river, stream, pond, or other area of water …

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  • 6body of water — noun Any significant accumulation of water, usually covering the Earth or another planet, such as a river, lake or a bay …

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  • 7body of water — a large area of water …

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  • 8Kill (body of water) — As a body of water, a kill is a creek. The word comes from the Middle Dutch kille , meaning riverbed or water channel. The modern Dutch term is kil .The term is used in areas of Dutch influence in New York, New Jersey and other areas of the… …

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  • 9water — [wôt′ər, wät′ər] n. [ME < OE wæter, akin to Ger wasser < IE * wodōr < * wed , to wet (< base * awed , to moisten, flow) > Gr hydōr, water, L unda, a wave, Russ voda, water, Ir uisce, water] 1. the colorless, transparent liquid… …

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  • 10Water skiing — is a sport where an individual (or more than one individual) is pulled behind a motor boat or a cable ski installation on a body of water wearing one or more skis. The surface area of the ski (or skis) keeps the person skimming on the surface of… …

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  • 11Water —    • Water was much safer in olden times, but now it can contain poison and parasites (giardia and hepatitis). The best water is fast moving and at high elevations, and away from human habitation. Water should always be clear, never discolored or …

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  • 12Water — Wa ter (w[add] t[ e]r), n. [AS. w[ae]ter; akin to OS. watar, OFries. wetir, weter, LG. & D. water, G. wasser, OHG. wazzar, Icel. vatn, Sw. vatten, Dan. vand, Goth. wat[=o], O. Slav. & Russ. voda, Gr. y dwr, Skr. udan water, ud to wet, and perhaps …

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  • 13water inch — Water Wa ter (w[add] t[ e]r), n. [AS. w[ae]ter; akin to OS. watar, OFries. wetir, weter, LG. & D. water, G. wasser, OHG. wazzar, Icel. vatn, Sw. vatten, Dan. vand, Goth. wat[=o], O. Slav. & Russ. voda, Gr. y dwr, Skr. udan water, ud to wet, and… …

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  • 14Water of crystallization — Water Wa ter (w[add] t[ e]r), n. [AS. w[ae]ter; akin to OS. watar, OFries. wetir, weter, LG. & D. water, G. wasser, OHG. wazzar, Icel. vatn, Sw. vatten, Dan. vand, Goth. wat[=o], O. Slav. & Russ. voda, Gr. y dwr, Skr. udan water, ud to wet, and… …

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  • 15Water on the brain — Water Wa ter (w[add] t[ e]r), n. [AS. w[ae]ter; akin to OS. watar, OFries. wetir, weter, LG. & D. water, G. wasser, OHG. wazzar, Icel. vatn, Sw. vatten, Dan. vand, Goth. wat[=o], O. Slav. & Russ. voda, Gr. y dwr, Skr. udan water, ud to wet, and… …

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  • 16Water on the chest — Water Wa ter (w[add] t[ e]r), n. [AS. w[ae]ter; akin to OS. watar, OFries. wetir, weter, LG. & D. water, G. wasser, OHG. wazzar, Icel. vatn, Sw. vatten, Dan. vand, Goth. wat[=o], O. Slav. & Russ. voda, Gr. y dwr, Skr. udan water, ud to wet, and… …

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  • 17Water telescope — 1. (Optics) A telescope in which the medium between the objective and the eye piece is water instead of air, used in some experiments in aberration. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. A telescope devised for looking into a body of water. [Webster 1913… …

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  • 18Water nymph — Wa ter nymph 1. (Myth.) A goddess of any stream or other body of water, whether one of the Naiads, Nereids, or Oceanides. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) A water lily ({Nymph[ae]a}). [1913 Webster] …

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  • 19water level — ► NOUN 1) the height reached by a body of water. 2) a water table …

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  • 20water hole — n. 1. a dip or hole in the surface of the ground, in which water collects; pond or pool 2. a hole in the ice on a body of water …

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