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water rat any of various semiaquatic rodents of Australia, Florida, and southern Georgia, that resemble the muskrat. [2 definitions]
water-repellent resisting penetration by water, but not entirely waterproof.
water-resistant resisting penetration by water, but not entirely waterproof.
water right the right to use water from a certain lake, canal, stream, or the like. [2 definitions]
watershed the area of land that drains into a river, river system, lake, or the like. [3 definitions]
waterside land on the edge of a body of water; shore. [3 definitions]
water-ski to ski on water while holding and being pulled by a line attached to a motorboat.
water snake any of numerous harmless snakes living in or near water.
water-soak to soak or saturate with water.
water softener a chemical compound added to hard water to soften it. [2 definitions]
water soluble of a solid or gas, capable of being dissolved in water.
water spaniel a large, curly-haired spaniel, often used to retrieve waterfowl.
waterspout a pipe or hole from which water pours, often for diverting rainwater. [2 definitions]
water sprite in folklore, a spirit or nymph that lives in or near water.
water strider any of various insects having long, slender legs on which they dart about on the surface of calm water.
water table a depth of earth below which the ground is saturated with water.
watertight constructed so tightly that water cannot enter or leave. [2 definitions]
water torture a form of torture involving the incessant dripping of water on the forehead of an immobilized victim.
water tower an elevated tank used to store water at a height sufficient to maintain pressure in a water system. [2 definitions]
water vapor water in the form of gas, esp. at a temperature below the boiling point.
waterway a body of water, such as a river or stream, large enough for transportation.