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watered of land, having a natural water supply, such as rivers or streams. [3 definitions]
waterfall a stream of water that falls from a height; cascade.
waterfowl any of various birds that live on or near water, such as geese, ducks, or swans. [2 definitions]
waterfront land bordering a body of water. [2 definitions]
water gap a crosswise break in a mountain ridge, cut by the stream that flows through it.
water gas a toxic mixture of gases, including carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, hydrogen, and nitrogen, produced by forcing steam over heated coke, used as fuel.
Watergate a scandal involving the burglary of the headquarters of the Democratic Party in the Watergate Hotel in Washington, D.C., in 1972, and its consequences, including an attempted government cover-up.
water gate a gate for controlling the flow of water; floodgate.
water gauge any of several devices for indicating the level or flow of water.
water glass a glass for drinking water; tumbler. [4 definitions]
water gun a child's toy usu. shaped like a pistol, with a mechanism that squirts water when the trigger is pulled; water pistol; squirt gun.
water harvesting the collecting of rainwater and/or condensation droplets for use locally, esp. for the watering of plants, rather than allowing run-off or evaporation.
water hole a depression in the ground in which water collects; pond or pool. [3 definitions]
water hyacinth an aquatic plant of tropical America that bears bluish purple flowers and forms dense floating masses, often impeding navigation.
water ice a dessert made of finely crushed, sweetened ice. [2 definitions]
watering can a container, usu. with a handle and a spout that has a perforated end, for watering plants; watering pot.
watering hole a place where animals drink water, such as a spring. [2 definitions]
watering place a place where animals drink or humans get fresh water, such as a pool or stream. [2 definitions]
watering pot see "watering can."
waterish like water; watery.
water jacket a casing containing water, used for cooling, esp. an internal-combustion engine.