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water

noun [U]  /ˈwɔ·t̬ər, ˈwɑt̬·ər/ us  
a clear, colorless liquid that falls from the sky as rain and is necessary for animal and plant life: a drink/glass of water bottled/tap water cold/hot water I’m boiling water to make some more coffee. The water often refers to an area of water, such as the sea or a lake: The water’s much warmer today – are you coming for a swim? Waters is an area of natural water, such as a part of the sea: [pl] coastal waters

water

verb [I/T]  /ˈwɔ·t̬ər, ˈwɑt̬·ər/ us  
to provide water to a plant or animal: [T] I’ve asked my neighbor to water the plants while I’m away. When your eyes water, they produce tears but not because you are unhappy: [I] The icy wind made his eyes water. If your mouth waters, it produces a lot of saliva, usually because you can see or smell food that you would like to eat: [I] The smell of that bread is making my mouth water.
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(Definition of water from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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