Spanish translation of “waterwater boatman”
waterwater boatman noun, noun /ˈwoːtə/ (plural water boatmen)
› a colourless/colorless, transparent liquid compound of hydrogen and oxygen, having no taste or smell, which turns to steam when boiled and to ice when frozen
She drank two glasses of water ’Are you going swimming in the sea?’ ’No, the water’s too cold’ Each bedroom in the hotel is supplied with hot and cold running water (also adjective) The plumber had to turn off the water supply in order to repair the pipe transport by land and water. waters noun plural › a body of water such as the sea, a river etc
the stormy waters of the bay. watery adjective › like water; diluted
a watery soup. › (of eyes) full of fluid eg because of illness, cold winds etc
Allergens can cause mild reactions such as watery eyes. › (of a colour/color) pale
His eyes were of a watery blue. wateriness noun ›
acuosidad, cualidad de acuoso/aguado/pálido/tenue
› a water insect with oarlike back legs that propel it through the water.
insecto barquero, insecto de agua
waterborne adjective › carried or transmitted by water
transmisible por vía hídrica
Typhoid is a waterborne disease. water-closet noun › (abbreviation WC /dabljuˈsiː/) a lavatory.
watercolour noun ( watercolor) › a type of paint which is thinned with water instead of with oil
She normally paints in watercolours. watercress noun › a herb which grows in water and is often used in salads.
water cycle noun › the continuous process by which water evaporates from the sea, rivers, land etc into the atmosphere where it forms clouds and falls back to the Earth’s surface as rain or snow; hydrologic cycle.
ciclo hidrológico, ciclo del agua
waterfall noun › a natural fall of water from a height such as a rock or a cliff.
cascada, catarata, salto de agua
waterfowl noun or noun plural › a bird or birds which live on or beside water.
waterfront noun › that part of a town etc which faces the sea or a lake
puerto; terreno ribereño
He lives on the waterfront. waterhole noun › a spring or other place where water can be found in a desert or other dry country
The elephant drank from the waterhole. watering can noun › a container used when watering plants.
water level noun › the level of the surface of a mass of water
nivel del agua
The water level in the reservoir is sinking/rising. waterlily noun (plural waterlilies) › a water plant with broad flat floating leaves.
waterlogged adjective › (of ground) soaked in water
anegado, inundado; empapado
The match was postponed due to a waterlogged pitch. water main noun › a large underground pipe carrying a public water supply.
conducción del agua
watermelon noun › a type of melon with green skin and red flesh.
a slice of watermelon. water polo noun › a game played in a swimming pool by two teams of seven people in which the aim is to score points by throwing the ball into the other team’s goal
a game of water polo. water pressure noun › the force that pushes water through a pipe or other channel
presión del agua
The water pressure determines the flow of water from the tap/faucet. waterproof adjective › not allowing water to soak through
waterproof material. watershed noun › an area of high land from which rivers flow in different directions into different basins.
divisoria de las aguas, cuenca
water-skiing noun › the sport of skiing on water, towed by a motor-boat.
water-ski verb ›
hacer/practicar esquí acuático
watertight adjective › made in such a way that water cannot pass through
The join between the two pipes must be watertight. water vapour noun ( water vapor) › water in the form of a gas, produced by evaporation.
vapor de agua
waterway noun › a channel, eg a canal or river, along which ships can sail.
waterwheel noun › a wheel moved by water to work machinery etc.
rueda hidráulica; noria
waterworks noun singular or plural › a place in which water is purified and stored before distribution to an area.
depuradora, planta de tratamiento de aguas
hold water › to be convincing
ser convincente, tener fundamento
His explanation won’t hold water. in/into deep water › in(to) trouble or danger
estar con el agua al cuello, en apuros
He got into deep water for arguing with a policeman. water down phrasal verb › to dilute
This beer has been watered down.