Definition of watering can in English:

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watering can

Pronunciation: /ˈwɔːtərɪŋ kɑːn/

noun

A portable water container with a long spout and a detachable perforated cap, used for watering plants.
Example sentences
  • The tough restrictions, which come into effect at midnight next Saturday, bans town water for external use, preventing homeowners from even filling a watering can to water pot plants or the garden.
  • Add additional nutrients throughout the growing season by dissolving a water-soluble fertilizer in the watering can once every week or two.
  • Look for objects such as watering cans old tools or flowerpots that you can dress up with lights flowers or greenery.

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