Definition of flatwater in English:

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flatwater

Pronunciation: /ˈflatˌwôdər/

noun

North American
Slowly moving water in a river, as opposed to rapids: [as modifier]: flatwater kayak and canoe teams
More example sentences
  • 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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Syllabification: flat·wa·ter

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