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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 agua 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 aguas the stormy waters of the bay.
watery adjective
like water; diluted acuoso; aguado a watery soup.
(of eyes) full of fluid eg because of illness, cold winds etc lacrimoso, lloroso Allergens can cause mild reactions such as watery eyes.
(of a colour/color) pale pálido, tenue 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. wáter, inodoro
watercolour noun ( watercolor)
a type of paint which is thinned with water instead of with oil acuarela She normally paints in watercolours.
watercress noun
a herb which grows in water and is often used in salads. berro
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. ave acuática
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 charco The elephant drank from the waterhole.
watering can noun
a container used when watering plants. regadera
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. nenúfar
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. sandía 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 waterpolo 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 impermeable 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. esquí acuático
water-ski verb
hacer/practicar esquí acuático
watertight adjective
made in such a way that water cannot pass through estanque 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. canal navegable
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 diluir This beer has been watered down.
(Definition of waterwater boatman from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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