Water is a liquid found on Earth which is known as H20 that has no odor or taste.
An example of water is what comes out of the kitchen sink faucet.
Water is defined as to wet something with H20.(verb)
An example of water is to provide plants with hydration.
See water in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < OE wæter, akin to Ger wasser < IE *wodōr < *wed-, to wet (< base *awed-, to moisten, flow) > Gr hydōr, water, L unda, a wave, Russ voda, water, Ir uisce, water
Origin: ME wateren < OE wæterian < the n.
See water in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old English wǽter; see wed-1 in Indo-European roots.
See water in Ologies
an abnormal fear of floods.
hydroponics. —aquicultural, adj.
the science dealing with the behavior of water vapor. —atmologist, n. —atmologic, atmological, adj.
the treatment of illness or disease by bathing.
the skill or talent of water divining.
1. the process of dehydrating or removing the water from a substance.
2. the state of being dehydrated.
the property of a substance to attract and absorb moisture, especially from the air. Cf. efflorescence. —deliquescent, adj.
a form of divination involving a rod or wand, especially the art of finding underground supplies of water, ores, etc. Also called rhabdomancy.
the property of a substance to yield up water through evaporation. Cf. deliquescence. See also processes. —efflorescent, adj.
the science of watercourses, especially rivers. —fluviologist, n.
Obsolete. the moving of water by an artificval channel.
an abnormal love of drinking water.
1. the study, description, and mapping of oceans, lakes, and rivers, especially with reference to their use for navigational purposes.
2. those parts of the map, collectively, that represent surface waters. —hydrographer, n. —hydrographic, hydrographical, adj.
the science that studies the occurrence, circulation, distribution, and properties of the waters of the earth and its atmosphere. —hydrologist, n. —hydrologie, hydrological, adj.
a form of divination involving observations of water or of other liquids.
an excessive love of water.
the “water cure,” first developed in Germany in 1825. Also called hydriatrics. —hydropathist, n. —hydropathic, adj.
Botany. the capacity of a plant to be pollinated through the agency of water. —hydrophilous, adj.
an abnormal fear of water.
a device for viewing things below the surface of a body of water.
the treatment of disorders by the use of water externally, especially in the form of exercises in a pool, etc. —hydrotherapist, n. —hydrotherapeutic, adj.
growth or movement in response to water as a stimulus. —hydrotropic, adj.
the branch of physics that studies atmospheric humidity.
2. an abnormal fear of water.
a form of divination involving the examination of water in a basin.
a form of self-hypnotism involving staring at water in a basin.
the scientific study of bodies of fresh water, as lakes or rivers, with reference to their physical, geographical, and biological features. —limnologist, n. —limnologic, limnological, adj.
the branch of hydrography that studies the drainage phenomena of mountains. —orohydrographic, adj.
the tendency of some plants to respond to a current of water by growing with it (positive rheotaxis) or against it (negative rheotaxis).
the tendency of certain living things to move in response to the mechanical stimulus of a current of water.
an instrument for measuring the pressure exerted by currents of water. See also instruments.
an instrument for measuring the turbidity of water or other fluids. —turbidimetric, adj.
the measurement of the turbidity of water or other fluids, as with a turbidimeter. —turbidimetric, adj.
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