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Dictionary definition for: Water

1. (n) binary compound that occurs at room temperature as a clear colorless odorless tasteless liquid; freezes into ice below

2. (v) supply with water, as with channels or ditches or streams; "Water the fields"

3. (n) 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"

4. (v) provide with water; "We watered the buffalo"

5. (n) facility that provides a source of water; "the town debated the purification of the water supply" "first you have to cut off the water"

6. (v) secrete or form water, as tears or saliva; "My mouth watered at the prospect of a good dinner" "His eyes watered"

7. (n) once thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles)

8. (v) fill with tears; "His eyes were watering"

9. (n) liquid excretory product; "there was blood in his urine" "the child had to make water"

10. (n) a fluid necessary for the life of most animals and plants; "he asked for a drink of water"

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