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  • 1 Water —    • 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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  • 2 water — [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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  • 3 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 perhaps …

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  • 4 water — ► NOUN 1) the liquid which forms the seas, lakes, rivers, and rain and is the basis of the fluids of living organisms. 2) (waters) an area of sea regarded as under the jurisdiction of a particular country. 3) (the waters) the water of a mineral… …

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  • 5 Water — Wa ter, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Watered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Watering}.] [AS. w[ae]terian, gew[ae]terian.] [1913 Webster] 1. To wet or supply with water; to moisten; to overflow with water; to irrigate; as, to water land; to water flowers. [1913… …

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  • 6 Water — Wa ter, v. i. 1. To shed, secrete, or fill with, water or liquid matter; as, his eyes began to water. [1913 Webster] If thine eyes can water for his death. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To get or take in water; as, the ship put into port to water.… …

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  • 7 water — / vater/ s.m. [abbrev. di water closet ]. [vaso di maiolica e relativo sciacquone collocati nella stanza da bagno] ▶◀ (pop.) cesso, gabinetto, tazza, vaso, water closet …

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  • 8 water — [n] pure liquid hydrogen and oxygen Adam’s ale*, aqua, aqua pura*, drink, H2O, rain, rainwater, saliva, tears; concept 467 water [v] dampen; put water in baptize, bathe, damp, dilute, doctor, douse, drench, drool, flood, hose, imbue, inundate,… …

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  • 9 water — wa‧ter [ˈwɔːtə ǁ ˈwɒːtər, ˈwɑː ] verb water something → down phrasal verb [transitive] to make a suggestion, rule, or proposal less forceful by removing some parts of it: • A late amendment watered down the insider trading penalties to a £100,000 …

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  • 10 water — BALAST [pr.: uótăr balast] n. Tanc conţinând lestul lichid al unei nave şi fiind plasat în fundul dublu al acesteia. /<fr., engl. water balast Trimis de siveco, 22.08.2004. Sursa: NODEX …

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  • 11 wáter — wáter, water closet → váter …

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  • 12 water — (на шинах) – шины, предназначенные для эксплуатации в условиях воды. EdwART. Словарь автомобильного жаргона, 2009 …

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  • 13 water — index dilute Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 14 Water — This article is about general aspects of water. For a detailed discussion of its properties, see Properties of water. For other uses, see Water (disambiguation) …

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  • 15 water — waterer, n. waterless, adj. waterlessly, adv. waterlessness, n. waterlike, adj. /waw teuhr, wot euhr/, n. 1. a transparent, odorless, tasteless liquid, a compound of hydrogen and oxygen, H2O, freezing at 32°F or 0°C and boiling at 212°F or 100°C …

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  • 16 water — n. & v. n. 1 a colourless transparent odourless tasteless liquid compound of oxygen and hydrogen. Usage: Chem. formula: H2O 2 a liquid consisting chiefly of this and found in seas, lakes, and rivers, in rain, and in secretions of organisms. 3 an… …

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  • 17 water — wa|ter1 W1S3 [ˈwo:tə US ˈwo:tər, ˈwa: ] n [U] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(liquid)¦ 2¦(area of water)¦ 3 waters 4 high/low water 5 uncharted/troubled/murky waters 6 be (all) water under the bridge 7 like water 8 like water off a duck s back 9 somebody s waters b …

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  • 18 water — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 liquid ADJECTIVE ▪ boiling, chilled, cold, cool, freezing, frigid (AmE), hot, ice cold, icy, lukewarm …

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  • 19 water — I n. 1) to draw, run water (for a bath) 2) to add water 3) to drink; sip water 4) to pour; spill water 5) to splash; sprinkle; squirt water on 6) to boil, sterilize; chlorinate; distill; filter; fluoridate; purify; soften water 7) to drain water… …

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  • 20 water — 1 noun (U) 1 LIQUID a) the clear colourless liquid that falls as rain, fills lakes and rivers, and is necessary for life to exist: This reservoir supplies the whole city with water. | The prisoners were given only bread and water. |… …

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