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air hole an open place in the frozen surface of a lake, pond, or stream. [1/3 definitions]
Aral Sea formerly, a very large, single lake in Central Asia. Once one of the world's largest lakes, the Aral Sea has vastly diminished in volume of water and has divided into separate parts as a result of the diversion, for agricultural purposes, of the rivers that fed the lake. The southeastern part of the Aral Sea has become entirely dry.
bayou a marshy lake or slow-moving or stagnant river tributary, found esp. in the southeastern United States.
Chautauqua a lake in southwestern New York, or the village located on this lake. [1/3 definitions]
Chicago a major U.S. city in Illinois near the southern tip of Lake Michigan.
Dead Sea a large salt lake between Israel and Jordan, and the lowest recorded land elevation on earth, at about 1300 feet below sea level.
drag to search (the bottom of a lake, river, or the like). [1/13 definitions]
effluent sewage or other liquid waste, esp. toxic waste, that flows into a body of water such as a river or lake. [1/3 definitions]
epilimnion the layer of the water of a lake, above the thermocline, that is warmest and contains the most oxygen. (Cf. hypolimnion.)
Erie Lake Erie, the southernmost of the Great Lakes between the United States and Canada. [2 definitions]
eutrophic of or concerning a lake or pond rich in nutrients that cause excessive plant growth, which chokes out the animal life in the water.
ferry a boat or ship used to carry people, vehicles, and other things across a bay, river, lake, or channel. [2/6 definitions]
finger something that resembles a finger, such as a lake or peninsula. [1/8 definitions]
frontage the linear extent of land next to a street, road, river, lake, or the like. [1/2 definitions]
Great Lakes a group five large interconnected freshwater lakes on the border between the United States and Canada. The Great Lakes include Lake Superior, Lake Michigan, Lake Huron, Lake Erie, and Lake Ontario. [2 definitions]
Huron Lake Huron, one of the Great Lakes, northeast of the state of Michigan. [2/3 definitions]
hypolimnion the layer of the water of a lake, below the thermocline, that is coldest and contains the least oxygen. (Cf. epilimnion.)
ice a body of frozen surface water, as on a lake. [1/12 definitions]
Kunming Lake the sixth-largest freshwater lake in China, located in Beijing.
L. abbreviation of "Lake," a large, standing body of fresh or salt water that is surrounded on all sides by land (used in a proper name).
lacustrine relating to, associated with, living in, or formed by a lake.