Definition of Water
1. 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.
Substance meronyms: Tear, Teardrop, Perspiration, Sudor, Sweat, Body Of Water, Flake, Snowflake, Diamond Dust, Frost Mist, Frost Snow, Ice Crystal, Ice Needle, Poudrin, Snow Mist, Ice, Water Ice
Specialized synonyms: Tap Water, Bath Water, Dishwater, Distilled Water, Holy Water, Ground Water, Spring Water, Well Water, Hard Water, Limewater, Meltwater, Brine, Saltwater, Seawater, Fresh Water, Freshwater, Slush, Soft Water, Bilge, Bilge Water, Water Of Crystallisation, Water Of Crystallization, Water Of Hydration
Generic synonyms: Binary Compound, Liquid
Terms within: Atomic Number 1, H, Hydrogen, Atomic Number 8, O, Oxygen
Derivative terms: Watery, Watery
2. Verb. Supply with water, as with channels or ditches or streams. "Water the fields"
Generic synonyms: Wet
Specialized synonyms: Hose, Hose Down, Flush, Hush
Derivative terms: Irrigation, Waterer, Watering
3. Noun. The part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean). "They were sitting by the water's edge"
Generic synonyms: Thing
Specialized synonyms: Backwater, Bay, Embayment, Channel, Drink, Estuary, Flowage, Crossing, Ford, Gulf, High Sea, International Waters, Inlet, Recess, Lake, Briny, Main, Mid-water, Ocean, Offing, Polynya, Pool, Puddle, Sea, Seven Seas, Shallow, Shoal, Sound, Stream, Watercourse, Territorial Waters, Falls, Waterfall, Waterway
Group relationships: Hydrosphere, Earth's Surface, Surface
Category relationships: Lake, Ocean, River
Terms within: H2o
4. Verb. Provide with water. "We watered the buffalo"
5. Noun. Once thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles).
6. Verb. Secrete or form water, as tears or saliva. "His eyes watered"
7. Noun. A facility that provides a source of water. "First you have to cut off the water"
Generic synonyms: Facility, Installation
Group relationships: Base, Infrastructure
Terms within: Artificial Lake, Man-made Lake, Reservoir, Water Main
8. Verb. Fill with tears. "His eyes were watering"
9. Noun. Liquid excretory product. "The child had to make water"
Generic synonyms: Body Waste, Excrement, Excreta, Excretion, Excretory Product
Derivative terms: Pee, Piddle, Piss, Urinary, Urinate
10. Noun. A liquid necessary for the life of most animals and plants. "He asked for a drink of water"
Specialized synonyms: Branch Water, Spring Water, Drinking Water
Definition of Water
1. n. The fluid which descends from the clouds in rain, and which forms rivers, lakes, seas, etc.
2. v. t. To wet or supply with water; to moisten; to overflow with water; to irrigate; as, to water land; to water flowers.
3. v. i. To shed, secrete, or fill with, water or liquid matter; as, his eyes began to water.
4. n. The fluid which descends from the clouds in rain, and which forms rivers, lakes, seas, etc.
5. v. t. To wet or supply with water; to moisten; to overflow with water; to irrigate; as, to water land; to water flowers.
6. v. i. To shed, secrete, or fill with, water or liquid matter; as, his eyes began to water.
Definition of Water
1. Noun. A clear liquid having the chemical formula H2O, required by all forms of life on Earth. ¹
2. Noun. (context: sometimes countable) Mineral water. ¹
3. Noun. (countable often in plural) Spa water. ¹
4. Noun. (alchemy) One of the four basic elements. ¹
5. Noun. (context: India and Japan, Wicca) One of the five basic elements (see Wikipedia article on the Classical elements). ¹
6. Noun. (context: often in plural) Any body of water, or a specific part of it. ¹
7. Noun. Urine. (defdate from 15th c.) ¹
8. Noun. Amniotic fluid; used in plural in the UK and in singular in North America. ¹
9. Noun. (figuratively in the plural or in singular) A state of affairs; conditions; usually with an adjective indicating an adverse condition. ¹
10. Noun. A serving of water. ¹
11. Noun. (colloquial figuratively) A person's intuition. ¹
12. Noun. (colloquial medical) Fluids in the body, especially when causing swelling. ¹
13. Noun. (uncountable dated finance) Excess valuation of securities. ¹
14. Verb. (transitive) To pour water into the soil surrounding (plants). ¹
15. Verb. (transitive) To provide (animals) with water. ¹
16. Verb. (transitive colloquial) To urinate. ¹
17. Verb. (transitive) To dilute. ¹
18. Verb. (transitive dated finance) To overvalue (securities), especially through deceptive accounting. ¹
19. Verb. (intransitive) To fill with or secrete water. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Water
1. to sprinkle with water (a transparent, odorless, tasteless liquid) [v -ED, -ING, -S]
Medical Definition of Water
1. To wet or supply with water; to moisten; to overflow with water; to irrigate; as, to water land; to water flowers. "With tears watering the ground." (Milton) "Men whose lives gilded on like rivers that water the woodlands." (Longfellow)
2. To supply with water for drink; to cause or allow to drink; as, to water cattle and horses.
3. To wet and calender, as cloth, so as to impart to it a lustrous appearance in wavy lines; to diversify with wavelike lines; as, to water silk. Cf. Water.
4. To add water to (anything), thereby extending the quantity or bulk while reducing the strength or quality; to extend; to dilute; to weaken. To water stock, to increase the capital stock of a company by issuing new stock, thus diminishing the value of the individual shares. Cf. Water.
Origin: AS. Waeterian, gewaeterian.
1. The fluid which descends from the clouds in rain, and which forms rivers, lakes, seas, etc. "We will drink water." ."Powers of fire, air, water, and earth." .
Pure water consists of hydrogen and oxygen, H2O, and is a colourless, odorless, tasteless, transparent liquid, which is very slightly compressible. at its maximum density, 39 deg Fahr. Or 4 deg C, it is the standard for specific gravities, one cubic centimeter weighing one gram. It freezes at 32 deg Fahr. Or 0 deg C. And boils at 212 deg Fahr. Or 100 deg C. (see Ice, Steam). It is the most important natural solvent, and is frequently impregnated with foreign matter which is mostly removed by distillation; hence, rain water is nearly pure. It is an important ingredient in the tissue of animals and plants, the human body containing about two thirds its weight of water.
2. A body of water, standing or flowing; a lake, river, or other collection of water. "Remembering he had passed over a small water a poor scholar when first coming to the university, he kneeled." (Fuller)
3. Any liquid secretion, humor, or the like, resembling water; especially, the urine.
Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Water Images