Definition of freshwater in English:


Syllabification: fresh·wa·ter
Pronunciation: /ˈfreSHˈwôtər, -ˈwätər


  • 1Of or found in fresh water; not of the sea: freshwater and marine fish
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    • Work at Chapel will meet strict EU laws on freshwater fish habitats and river quality.
    • Legionellae are found most commonly in freshwater and man-made water systems.
    • In addition to the many products, freshwater mussels act as water quality indicators.
  • 2US informal (Especially of a school or college) situated in a remote or obscure area; provincial.

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