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  Definition of Water
  1. facility that provides a source of water; "the town debated the purification of the water supply"; "first you have to cut off the water"
  2. a fluid necessary for the life of most animals and plants; "he asked for a drink of water"
  3. 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"
  4. 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
  5. once thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles)
  6. liquid excretory product; "there was blood in his urine"; "the child had to make water"
  7. secrete or form water, as tears or saliva; "My mouth watered at the prospect of a good dinner"; "His eyes watered"
  8. supply with water, as with channels or ditches or streams; "Water the fields"
  9. fill with tears; "His eyes were watering"
  10. provide with water; "We watered the buffalo"
Similar Words: water system, water supply, body of water, H2O, urine, pee, piddle, weewee, irrigate


Hyponyms: branch water, spring water, drinking water, backwater, bay, channel, drink, estuary, flowage, ford, crossing, gulf, high sea, international waters, inlet, recess, lake, main, briny, mid-water, ocean, offing, pool, puddle, sea, seven seas, shoal, shallow, sound, stream, watercourse, territorial waters, waterfall, falls, waterway, tap water, bath water, dishwater, distilled water, holy water, ground water, well water, hard water, limewater, meltwater, seawater, saltwater, brine, fresh water, slush, soft water, bilge, bilge water, water of crystallization, water of crystallisation, water of hydration, hose, hose down, flush, hush


Substance Meronyms: tear, teardrop, perspiration, sweat, sudor, dewdrop, snowflake, flake, ice, water ice, ice crystal, snow mist, diamond dust, poudrin, ice needle, frost snow, frost mist, body of water


Part Meronyms: infrastructure, base, hydrosphere, surface, Earth's surface


Derivational Morphology: irrigate, make, urinate, piddle, puddle, micturate, pee, pee-pee, make water, relieve oneself, take a leak, spend a penny, wee, wee-wee, pass water, irrigation, H2O, waterer, watering, lacrimation, lachrymation, tearing, water boy


Language Translations:
Afrikaans: water   Albanian: ujë  
Arabic: sc=Arab and سقي   Armenian: ջուր  
Basque: ur   Belarusian: вада  
Bosnian: kisela voda and voda   Breton: dour  
Bulgarian: вода   Catalan: aigua and donar and regar  
Chinese:   Croatian: voda  
Danish: vand   Dutch: mineraalwater and water and water geven  
Esperanto: akvo and doni akvon   Estonian: jootma and kastma and vesi  
Finnish: juottaa and kastella and kivennäisvesi and vesi   French: abreuver and arroser and eau  
Frisian: wetter and wetter jaan   Galician: auga  
Georgian: წყალი   German: gießen and tränken and Wasser  
Greek: μεταλλικό νερό   Hebrew: sc=Hebr and מים מינרלים  
Hindi: पानी   Hungarian: ásványvíz and víz  
Icelandic: vatn and vökva   Ido: aquo  
Indonesian: air and siram   Interlingua: aqua and aquar  
Irish: uisce   Italian: abbeverare and acqua and annaffiare  
Japanese:   Korean:  
Latin: aqua   Latvian: ūdens  
Lithuanian: vanduo   Macedonian: вода  
Malay: air   Malayalam: ജലം  
Maltese: ilma   Norwegian: vanne  
Novial: aque   Polish: podlewać and poić and woda  
Portuguese: água and dar and regar   Romanian: adăpa and apă and uda  
Russian: вода and минеральная вода and поить and поливать   Slovak: voda  
Slovene: pojiti and voda and zalivati   Spanish: agua and dar and regar  
Swahili: maji   Swedish: mineralvatten and vatten and vattna  
Tagalog: tubig   Tamil: தண்ணீர்  
Telugu: నీరు   Turkish: su  
Ukrainian: вода   Vietnamese: nước  
Welsh: dŵr   Yiddish: װאַסער  
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