- 1The level reached by the sea at low tide, or by a lake or river during a drought or dry season: a shallow open pool at low-water markMore example sentences
- The vessel was sunk in the middle of the river below the low-water mark.
- We have to protect that strip of land that is from the high-water mark to the low-water mark.
- He said these were susceptible to a problem called ‘accelerated low-water corrosion’ which was corrosion around the low-water mark which could now be reinforced.
- 1.1A minimum recorded level or value: the market was approaching its low-water markMore example sentences
- On July 19, the Yankees reached a low-water mark when they fell 14 games back of the Red Sox.
- That last sentence must rank as one of the low-water marks of contemporary journalism.
- This model must be the low-water mark for their designers.
More definitions of low-water markDefinition of low-water mark in:
- The US English dictionary