water noun translate to Mandarin Chinese: Cambridge Dictionary

Translation of "water" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


/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
bottled/mineral/tap water
hot/cold water
Can I have a drop of water in my whiskey, please?
Is the water hot enough for a bath?
The human body is about 50% water.
Water in general
[U] an area of water, such as the sea, a lake or a swimming pool
The water's much warmer today - are you coming for a swim?
I like swimming but I don't like getting my head under (= in) water.
Dad, I swam a whole length of the pool under water (= with the whole head and body below the surface of the water)!
Water in general
[U] the level of an area of water
High water this morning at Portsmouth is at 11.17 a.m.
Floods, tides and currents
waters [plural] the area of sea near to and belonging to a particular country
St Lucia depends on its clean coastal waters because fishing and tourism provide much of its income.
Seas and oceans
the water contained in a particular lake, river or section of sea
In the shallow waters of the Gulf of Mexico, oil rigs attract shoals of fish, and fishermen too.
Water in general
UK ( US water) the liquid that surrounds a baby inside a pregnant woman's womb
At 3 a.m. her waters broke, and the baby was born soon after.
the waters [plural] old use water from a spring, especially when used for drinking or swimming in, in order to improve the health
People used to come to this city to take (= drink and swim in) the waters.
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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