Definition of flatwater in English:

flatwater

Syllabification: flat·wa·ter
Pronunciation: /ˈflatˌwôtər
 
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noun

North American
  • Slowly moving water in a river, as opposed to rapids: [as modifier]: flatwater kayak and canoe teams
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    • The narrow vessels are designed to travel extremely fast atop flat water.
    • Just now we're sailing along in a stiff breeze over flat water.
    • Two days ago, I took my son on a 30 minute flatwater canoe ride.

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