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waterworks

plural noun
 
 
/ˈwɔː.tə.wɜːks/ US  /ˈwɑː.t̬ɚ.wɝːks/
a system of buildings and pipes in which a public supply of water is stored and treated and from which it is sent out
自來水廠
Plumbing and pipes and sewage
UK polite word the parts of the body that deal with the removal of urine
(人體的)泌尿系統
The doctor asked if I'd had any problems with my waterworks.
醫生問我的泌尿系統是否有問題。
Urine and urinatingBodily fluids and their production
Translations of “waterworks”
in Chinese (Simplified) 自来水厂, (人体的)泌尿系统…
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