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water

noun     /ˈwɔː.tər/ US  /ˈwɑː.t̬ɚ/
[U] a clear liquid, without colour or taste, which falls from the sky as rain and is necessary for animal and plant life a bottle/drink/glass of water 一瓶/份/杯水 bottled/mineral/tap water 瓶装/矿泉/自来水 hot/cold water 热/冷水 Can I have a drop of water in my whiskey, please? 请在我的威士忌里加一点水,好吗? Is the water hot enough for a bath? 这水洗澡够不够热? The human body is about 50% water. 人体约50%是水。 Water in general
[U] an area of water, such as the sea, a lake or a swimming pool 水域;大片的水 The water's much warmer today - are you coming for a swim? 今天的水暖和多了——你来游泳吗? I like swimming but I don't like getting my head under (= in) water. 我喜欢游泳,但不喜欢把头浸在水里。 Dad, I swam a whole length of the pool under water (= with the whole head and body below the surface of the water)! 爸爸,我潜泳游完了游泳池的一个全程! Water in general
[U] the level of an area of water 水位 High water this morning at Portsmouth is at 11.17 a.m. 朴次茅斯港今天的高水位出现在上午11点17分。 Floods, tides and currents
waters [plural]
the area of sea near to and belonging to a particular country (某个国家的)领海,海域 St Lucia depends on its clean coastal waters because fishing and tourism provide much of its income. 圣卢西亚岛靠的是它清洁的近海水域,因为它的很大一部分收入都来自渔业和旅游业。 Seas and oceans
the water contained in a particular lake, river or section of sea (某一湖泊、河流或海洋的)水域 In the shallow waters of the Gulf of Mexico, oil rigs attract shoals of fish, and fishermen too. 在墨西哥湾的浅海水域,石油钻塔吸引了大量的鱼群,当然也吸引了渔民。 Water in general
UK ( US water) the liquid that surrounds a baby inside a pregnant woman's womb 羊水 At 3 a.m. her waters broke, and the baby was born soon after. 凌晨3点,她的羊水破了,婴儿也很快就出生了。 PregnancyBirth
the waters [plural] old use
water from a spring, especially when used for drinking or swimming in, in order to improve the health 泉水 People used to come to this city to take (= drink and swim in) the waters. 人们过去常来这座城市享用这里的泉水。 Water in general
Translations of “water”
in Korean 물…
in Arabic ماء…
in Portuguese água…
in Catalan aigua…
in Japanese 水…
in Italian acqua…
in Chinese (Traditional) 水, 水域, 大片的水…
in Russian вода…
in Turkish su, deniz, nehir…
in Polish woda…
(Definition of water noun from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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