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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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