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water

verb
 
 
/ˈwɔːtər/
PLANTS [T] B2 to pour water over plantsGardening - general words
MOUTH [I] If food makes your mouth water, it makes you want to eat it, sometimes making your mouth produce liquid: The smells from the kitchen are making my mouth water.Bodily fluids and their productionUrine and urinating
EYES [I] If your eyes water, they produce liquid because something is hurting them: The smoke was making my eyes water.Bodily fluids and their productionUrine and urinatingWeeping and crying
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