Translations for waterˈwɔ tər, ˈwɒt ər

1

water(verb)

to supply with water

He watered the plants.

2

water(verb)

(of the mouth) to produce saliva

His mouth watered at the sight of all the food.

3

water(verb)

(of the eyes) to fill with tears

The dense smoke made his eyes water.

4

water(noun)

a colourless, transparent liquid compound of hydrogen and oxygen, having no taste or smell, which turns to steam when boiled and to ice when frozen

She drank two glasses of water; `Are you going swimming in the sea?' `No, the water's too cold'; Each bedroom in the hotel is supplied with hot and cold running water; (also adjective) The plumber had to turn off the water supply in order to repair the pipe; transport by land and water.

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