Definition of flatwater in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈflatwɔːtə/


[mass noun] North American
Slowly moving water in a river, as opposed to rapids.
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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