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Engelsk navneord: water

1. water (om masse el. substans) binary compound that occurs at room temperature as a clear colorless odorless tasteless liquid; freezes into ice below 0 degrees centigrade and boils above 100 degrees centigrade; widely used as a solvent


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)H2O


Mindre specifikke termerbinary compound, liquid


Mere specifikke termerbath water, bilge, bilge water, brine, dishwater, distilled water, fresh water, freshwater, ground water, hard water, holy water, limewater, meltwater, saltwater, seawater, slush, soft water, spring water, tap water, water of crystallisation, water of crystallization, water of hydration, well water


Vedrører disse specifikke termeratomic number 1, atomic number 8, H, hydrogen, O, oxygen


Vedrører disse overordnede termerbody of water, diamond dust, flake, frost mist, frost snow, ice, ice crystal, ice needle, perspiration, poudrin, snow mist, snowflake, sudor, sweat, tear, teardrop, water, water ice

2. water (om ting) the part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey invaded our territorial waters.
They were sitting by the water's edge.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)body of water


Mindre specifikke termerthing


Mere specifikke termerbackwater, bay, briny, channel, crossing, drink, embayment, estuary, falls, flowage, ford, gulf, high sea, inlet, international waters, lake, main, mid-water, ocean, offing, polynya, pool, puddle, recess, sea, seven seas, shallow, shoal, sound, stream, territorial waters, watercourse, waterfall, waterway


Omfatter disse overordnede termerEarth's surface, hydrosphere, surface


Vedrører disse specifikke termerH2O, water


Overordnet emneområdelake, ocean, river

3. water (om masse el. substans) once thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles)


Mindre specifikke termerelement


Overordnet anvendelsearchaicism, archaism

4. water (om genstand) a facility that provides a source of water


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe town debated the purification of the water supply.
First you have to cut off the water.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)water supply, water system


Mindre specifikke termerfacility, installation


Omfatter disse specifikke termerartificial lake, man-made lake, reservoir, water main


Omfatter disse overordnede termerbase, infrastructure

5. water (om masse el. substans) liquid excretory product


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThere was blood in his urine.
The child had to make water.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)pee, piddle, piss, urine, weewee


Mindre specifikke termerbody waste, excrement, excreta, excretion, excretory product

6. water (om mad) a liquid necessary for the life of most animals and plants


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe asked for a drink of water.


Mindre specifikke termerfood, liquid, nutrient, nutrient


Mere specifikke termerbranch water, drinking water, spring water


Engelsk udsagnsord: water

1. water (om ændring) supply with water, as with channels or ditches or streams


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWater the fields.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)irrigate


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerwet


Mere specifikke termerflush, hose, hose down, hush

2. water (om forhold) provide with water


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWe watered the buffalo.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerfurnish, provide, render, supply

3. water (i anatomi) secrete or form water, as tears or saliva


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningMy mouth watered at the prospect of a good dinner.
His eyes watered.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s


Mindre specifikke termerrelease, secrete

4. water (om ændring) fill with tears


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHis eyes were watering.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s


Mindre specifikke termerfill, fill up









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