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whitewater

Syllabification: white·wa·ter
Pronunciation: /(h)wītˈwôdər
 
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(also white water)

Definition of whitewater in English:

noun

[often as modifier] (also white-water)
Fast shallow stretches of water in a river: whitewater rafting
More example sentences
  • I'm told that the Orchy is also the most thrilling river in Britain for white-water rafting.
  • The steep hills and valleys also offer superb rivers for white-water rafting.
  • They can go white-water rafting and swimming, and Youth in Action days teach orienteering, map-reading, team-building and first aid.

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