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water

verb (PRODUCE LIQUID)    /ˈwɔː.tər/ US  /ˈwɑː.t̬ɚ/
C2 [I] If your mouth waters, it produces a lot of saliva, usually because you can see or smell some food that you would like to eat: The smell of that bread is making my mouth water!Bodily fluids and their productionUrine and urinating [I] When your eyes water, they produce tears but not because you are unhappy: How do you stop your eyes from watering when you're cutting up onions?Bodily fluids and their productionUrine and urinating
(Definition of water verb (PRODUCE LIQUID) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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