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water
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 13
1. The fluid which descends from the clouds in rain, and which forms rivers, lakes, seas, etc.
2. A body of water, standing or flowing; a lake, river, or other collection of water.
3. Any liquid secretion, humor, or the like, resembling water; esp., the urine.
4. A solution in water of a gaseous or readily volatile substance; as, ammonia water.
6. A wavy, lustrous pattern or decoration such as is imparted to linen, silk, metals, etc. See Water, v. t., 3, Damask, v. t., and Damaskeen.
Part of Speech: verb
1. To shed, secrete, or fill with, water or liquid matter; as, his eyes began to water.
2. To get or take in water; as, the ship put into port to water.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To wet or supply with water; to moisten; to overflow with water; to irrigate; as, to water land; to water flowers.
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, n., 6.
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