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As a noun water

is (uncountable) a chemical, found at room temperature and pressure as a clear liquid, having the formula h₂o, required by all forms of life on earth.

As a verb water

is to pour water into the soil surrounding (plants).

water

Noun

  • (uncountable) A chemical, found at room temperature and pressure as a clear liquid, having the formula H?O, required by all forms of life on Earth.
  • * {{quote-magazine, year=2013, month=September-October, author= Katie L. Burke
  • , magazine=(American Scientist), title= In the News , passage=Oxygen levels on Earth skyrocketed 2.4 billion years ago, when cyanobacteria evolved photosynthesis: the ability to convert water and carbon dioxide into carbohydrates and waste oxygen using solar energy.}}
  • # (uncountable, in particular) The liquid form of this chemical; liquid H?O.
  • #* 1835 , Sir , Sir (James Clark Ross), Narrative of a Second Voyage in Search of a North-west Passage …, Volume 1 , pp.284-5
  • Towards the following morning, the thermometer fell to 5°; and at daylight, there was not an atom of water to be seen in any direction.
  • #* 2002 , Arthur T. Hubbard, Encyclopedia of Surface and Colloid Science (ISBN 0824707966), page 4895:
  • A water' drop placed on the surface of ice can either spread or form a lens depending on the properties of the three phases involved in wetting, i.e., on the properties of the ice, ' water , and gas phases.
  • #* {{quote-magazine, date=2013-05-11, volume=407, issue=8835, page=80, magazine=(The Economist)
  • , title= The climate of Tibet: Pole-land , passage=Of all the transitions brought about on the Earth’s surface by temperature change, the melting of ice into water is the starkest. It is binary. And for the land beneath, the air above and the life around, it changes everything.}}
  • # (countable) A serving of water.
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  • (obsolete) Ancient philosophy.
  • # (alchemy) One of the four basic elements.
  • # One of the five basic elements (see ).
  • (often, in the plural) Any body of water, or a specific part of it.
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  • , title= Mr. Pratt's Patients, chapter=1 , passage='Twas early June, the new grass was flourishing everywheres, the posies in the yard—peonies and such—in full bloom, the sun was shining, and the water of the bay was blue, with light green streaks where the shoal showed.}}
  • A combination of water and other substance(s).
  • # (sometimes, countable) Mineral water.
  • # (countable, often, in the plural) Spa water.
  • # (pharmacy) A solution in water of a gaseous or readily volatile substance.
  • # Urine.
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  • # Amniotic fluid; used in the plural in the UK and in singular in North America.
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  • # (colloquial, medicine) Fluids in the body, especially when causing swelling.
  • (figuratively, in the plural, or, in the singular) A state of affairs; conditions; usually with an adjective indicating an adverse condition.
  • (colloquial, figuratively) A person's intuition.
  • (uncountable, dated, finance) Excess valuation of securities.
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  • The limpidity and lustre of a precious stone, especially a diamond.
  • A wavy, lustrous pattern or decoration such as is imparted to linen, silk, metals, etc.
  • Synonyms

    * See also * See also

    Antonyms

    * ice, steam, water vapor/water vapour * (basic elements) earth, air/wind, fire; wood, metal; void/ether

    Hypernyms

    * chemical, substance * liquid, fluid * (basic elements) element * (urine) body fluid, bodily fluid, biofluid

    Hyponyms

    * heavy water; ice, steam, water vapor/water vapour * mineral water; hard water, soft water

    Meronyms

    * hydrogen, oxygen

    Derived terms

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    Descendants

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To pour water into the soil surrounding (plants).
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  • To wet or supply with water; to moisten; to overflow with water; to irrigate.
  • * Milton
  • tears watering the ground
  • * Longfellow
  • Men whose lives glided on like rivers that water the woodlands.
  • To provide (animals) with water for drinking.
  • I need to go water the cattle .
  • To get or take in water.
  • The ship put into port to water .
  • (colloquial) To urinate onto.
  • Nature called, so I stepped into the woods and watered a tree.
  • To dilute.
  • Can you water the whisky, please?
  • (transitive, dated, finance) To overvalue (securities), especially through deceptive accounting.
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  • To fill with or secrete water.
  • Chopping onions makes my eyes water .
    The smell of fried onions makes my mouth water .
  • To wet and calender, as cloth, so as to impart to it a lustrous appearance in wavy lines; to diversify with wavelike lines.
  • to water silk

    Synonyms

    * (urinate) (see the list of synonyms in the entry "urinate") * (dilute) water down

    Antonyms

    * (dilute) refine

    Derived terms

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    English

    Alternative forms

    * ===(en)=== (en-initialism)
  • (VLSI) line width roughness; used by semiconductor process engineers to describe a lithographic process problem.
  • (nuclear power) light water reactor; a nuclear reactor which uses light water as a neutron moderator.
  • Coordinate terms

    * light water reactor * BWR (boiling water reactor) * PWR (pressurized water reactor) * HWR (heavy water reactor)