|1.||[ noun ] (chemistry) binary compound that occurs at room temperature as a clear colorless odorless tasteless liquid; freezes into ice below 0 degrees centigrade and boils above 100 degrees centigrade; widely used as a solvent|
|Related terms:||liquid liquid binary_compound seawater ground_water distilled_water dishwater drinking_water bilge limewater slush bath_water meltwater fresh_water soft_water hard_water water_of_crystallization tap_water holy_water body_of_water ice perspiration tear snowflake dewdrop ice_crystal oxygen hydrogen|
|2.||[ noun ] (geography) the part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean)|
"they invaded our territorial waters" "they were sitting by the water's edge"
|Related terms:||object entity thing sea stream ocean bay lake cove channel waterfall gulf estuary high_sea waterway pool territorial_waters mid-water deep offing main channel shoal drink flowage backwater ford seven_seas sound territorial_water surface hydrosphere river ocean lake|
|3.||[ noun ] facility that provides a source of water|
"the town debated the purification of the water supply" "first you have to cut off the water"
|Related terms:||facility infrastructure water_main reservoir|
|4.||[ verb ] pour water on|
"Water the lawn"
|Related terms:||wet flush syringe hush hose irrigation watering|
|5.||[ noun ] (archaic) once thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles)|
|Related terms:||element archaism|
|6.||[ verb ] secrete or form water, as tears or saliva|
: "My mouth watered at the prospect of a good dinner" "His eyes watered"
|7.||[ verb ] provide with water|
: "We watered the buffalo"
|8.||[ noun ] (biology) salty fluid secreted by sweat glands|
|Synonyms:||sweat perspiration sudor hidrosis diaphoresis|
"sweat poured off his brow"
|Related terms:||secretion sweat|
|9.||[ noun ] liquid excretory product|
|Synonyms:||urine piddle pee weewee piss|
"there was blood in his urine" "the child had to make water"
|Related terms:||body_waste make|
|10.||[ verb ] fill with tears|
"His eyes were watering"
|Related terms:||fill lacrimation|
|11.||[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 25911|
|12.||[ noun ] (food) a fluid necessary for the life of most animals and plants|
"he asked for a drink of water"
|Related terms:||food drinking_water spring_water branch_water|
|13.||[ noun ] (biology,anatomy) saline fluid secreted by lacrimal glands; lubricates the surface of the eyeball|
|Related terms:||secretion tear|