Die Übersetzung von "waterwater boatman" - Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch

waterwater boatman

noun /ˈwoːtə/

a colourless, transparent liquid compound of hydrogen and oxygen, having no taste or smell, which turns to steam when boiled and to ice when frozen

She drank two glasses of water
‘Are you going swimming in the sea?’ ‘No, the water’s too cold
Each bedroom in the hotel is supplied with hot and cold running water
(also adjective) The plumber had to turn off the water supply in order to repair the pipe
waters noun plural

a body of water such as the sea, a river etc

the stormy waters of the bay.
watery adjective

like water; diluted

aqueux; liquide
a watery soup.

(of eyes) full of fluid eg because of illness, cold winds etc

Allergens can cause mild reactions such as watery eyes.

(of a colour) pale

His eyes were of a watery blue.
wateriness noun

caractère aqueux

a water insect with oarlike back legs that propel it through the water.

waterborne adjective

carried or transmitted by water

d’origine hydrique
Typhoid is a waterborne disease.
water-closet noun

(abbreviation WC /dabljuˈsiː/) a lavatory.

watercolour noun

a type of paint which is thinned with water instead of with oil

She normally paints in watercolours.
watercress noun

a herb which grows in water and is often used in salads.

cresson (de fontaine)
waterfall noun

a natural fall of water from a height such as a rock or a cliff.

waterfowl noun or noun plural

a bird or birds which live on or beside water.

oiseau(x) aquatique(s)
waterfront noun

that part of a town etc which faces the sea or a lake

front de mer
He lives on the waterfront.
waterhole noun

a spring or other place where water can be found in a desert or other dry country

The elephant drank from the waterhole.
watering-can noun

a container used when watering plants.

water level

the level of the surface of a mass of water

niveau d’eau
The water level in the reservoir is sinking/rising.
waterlily noun (plural waterlilies)

a water plant with broad flat floating leaves.

waterlogged adjective

(of ground) soaked in water

The match was postponed due to a waterlogged pitch.
water main

a large underground pipe carrying a public water supply.

conduite principale

a type of melon with green skin and red flesh.

melon d’eau
waterproof adjective

not allowing water to soak through

waterproof material.
watershed noun

an area of high land from which rivers flow in different directions into different basins.

ligne de partage des eaux
water-skiing noun

the sport of skiing on water, towed by a motor-boat.

ski nautique
water-ski verb

faire du ski nautique
watertight adjective

made in such a way that water cannot pass through

The join between the two pipes must be watertight.
water vapour

water in the form of a gas, produced by evaporation.

vapeur d’eau
waterway noun

a channel, eg a canal or river, along which ships can sail.

voie navigable
waterwheel noun

a wheel moved by water to work machinery etc.

roue hydraulique
waterworks noun singular or plural

a place in which water is purified and stored before distribution to an area.

ouvrages de purification de l’eau
hold water

to be convincing

tenir debout
His explanation won’t hold water.
in(to) deep water

in(to) trouble or danger

en mauvaise posture
He got into deep water for arguing with a policeman.
water down

to dilute

This beer has been watered down.

(Die Übersetzung von "waterwater boatman" von PASSWORT Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)