A colorless, transparent, odorless, tasteless liquid that forms the seas, lakes, rivers, and rain and is the basis of the fluids of living organisms
a glass of water
Water at a high temperature, either naturally as in a hot spring, or artificially heated for cookery, washing, or other purposes; (in later use) specifically heated water available on tap (in a home, hotel, etc.).
Water melted from ice or with ice added to cool it
Another term for low tide.
Situated between or involving oil and water.
Water from a well.
Water for cooking purposes.
Alcoholic spirits or other liquor, especially of an inferior quality.
Water that occurs beneath the earth's surface in soil, rocks, etc.
Water from a piped supply
Using a ship or boat for travel or transport
A bag made of leather, canvas, or other material, used for carrying water
A transverse gap in a mountain ridge through which a stream or river flows
A fuel gas consisting mainly of carbon monoxide and hydrogen, made by passing steam over incandescent coke
A water pistol
Any of a number of semiaquatic rodents, in particular
Water containing dissolved alum, used for various purposes.
Reverse the action of the oars while rowing, causing a boat to slow down or stop
Waste water from toilets
Relating to or associated with the open sea; oceangoing
= buko juice.
Water contaminated with coal, especially from a coal mine.
Still water without any current
An extract distilled from dill, used to relieve flatulence
Ordinary tap or bottled drinking water, as opposed to sparkling water
Water in a lake, river, or stretch of sea that is not confined or obstructed, e.g. by ice or the piers of a bridge; compare sense A. 9 and open water.
The relatively clean waste water from baths, sinks, washing machines, and other kitchen appliances
Water coloured green by algae or other organic matter.
A solution given to babies for the relief of colic, wind, and indigestion
Water in which the hydrogen in the molecules is partly or wholly replaced by the isotope deuterium, used especially as a moderator in nuclear reactors
Another term for high tide.
(Of a statement, theory, or line of reasoning) appear to be valid, sound, or reasonable
Water blessed by a priest and used in religious ceremonies
Water with honey dissolved in it.
Water containing the normal proportion (or less) of deuterium oxide, i.e., about 0.02 percent, especially to distinguish it from heavy water
Non-alcoholic or weak alcoholic drink
A spirit woman often taking the form of a mermaid, and believed in parts of Africa (especially West Africa) to inhabit lakes and rivers.
Water which collects or is stored during the night.
A stretch of water which is not enclosed by land, ice, or other barriers
= paste wash.
(Originally) a flavouring extract obtained from peach leaves, having a flavour of bitter almonds; (now) bottled water with a peach flavour.
A stretch of water, especially the channel of a harbour, in which it is usual or obligatory for ships to employ local pilots.
Water channelled through a pipe or conduit.
A soporific drink or soothing infusion made from poppies.
Water obtained from the ground by means of a pump, as distinguished from rainwater, spring water, etc.