Watering Meaning and Definition


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Watering meaning

Word: Watering

How to pronounce: ˈwɔːtərɪŋ

Noun

Definitions:

1. A colourless, transparent, odourless liquid that forms the seas, lakes, rivers, and rain and is the basis of the fluids of living organisms.

Example sentences: "Sodium chloride dissolves in water"

2. A stretch or area of water, such as a river, sea, or lake.

Example sentences: "The lawns ran down to the water's edge"

3. Urine.

4. The amniotic fluid surrounding a fetus in the womb, especially as discharged in a flow shortly before birth.

Example sentences: "I think my waters have broken"

5. The quality of transparency and brilliance shown by a diamond or other gem.

6. Capital stock that represents a book value greater than the true assets of a company.

Verb

Definitions:

1. Pour or sprinkle water over (a plant or area) in order to encourage plant growth.

Example sentences: "I went out to water the geraniums"

2. (of a person's eyes) fill with tears.

Example sentences: "Rory blinked, his eyes watering"

3. Dilute or adulterate (a drink, typically an alcoholic one) with water.

Example sentences: "Staff at the club had been watering down the drinks"

4. Increase (a company's debt, or nominal capital) by the issue of new shares without a corresponding addition to assets.


Synonyms:

water encroachment

water cut

water content

irrigation

sprinkling

watering place

ponds

watering can

lacrimation

lachrymation

moistening

humidification

tearing


Antonyms:

drainage

dewatering

dry


Derivations:

watered

watery

water

waterway


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Watering in Other Languages...

Spanish: Riego

German: Bewässerung

French: Arrosage

Italian: Irrigazione

Turkish: Sulanma


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