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water biscuit a cracker made of water and flour, to which shortening is sometimes added.
water blister a blister containing a clear, serous fluid. (Cf. blood blister.)
water boatman any of a family of aquatic beetles with long, oarlike hind legs adapted for swimming.
waterborne carried on water; afloat. [3 definitions]
water boy a boy or man who supplies water to others, such as laborers or members of a football team.
waterbuck any of several large African antelopes with curved ridged horns, frequently found in marshes or near water.
water buffalo a large, slow, powerful buffalo of tropical Asia with flattened, curved horns, often domesticated as a draft animal.
water chestnut an Asian sedge with erect cylindrical leaves, or the succulent edible submerged tuber of this plant. [2 definitions]
water clock any of various devices that measure time by the flow of water, esp. a clepsydra.
water closet a flush toilet, or a room or booth containing a toilet and often a washbowl.
watercolor paint made of pigment that is designed to be mixed with water. [3 definitions]
water-cooled prevented from overheating by means of circulating water.
water cooler an apparatus for cooling and dispensing drinking water; water fountain.
watercourse a current of water, such as a creek or river. [2 definitions]
watercraft any boat or ship, or water vehicles collectively. [2 definitions]
watercress any of several cresses that grow in fresh water. [2 definitions]
water cure the treatment of disease by the internal or external application of water; hydropathy or hydrotherapy.
water cycle the process by which water on the earth evaporates, then condenses in the atmosphere, and then returns to earth in the form of precipitation.
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]