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English noun: body of water

1. body of water (object) the part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean)


SamplesThey invaded our territorial waters.
They were sitting by the water's edge.


Synonymswater


Broader (hypernym)thing


Narrower (hyponym)backwater, 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


Part meronymEarth's surface, hydrosphere, surface


Substance holonymH2O, water


Domain categorylake, ocean, river









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