Watershed Meaning and Definition


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Watershed meaning

Word: Watershed

How to pronounce: ˈwɔːtəʃed

Noun

Definitions:

1. An area or ridge of land that separates waters flowing to different rivers, basins, or seas.

Example sentences: "In the Marin watershed on Pumpkin Ridge, Davidson showed me a site where Rizzo and other scientists had injected some healthy coast live oaks with P. ramorum."

2. An event or period marking a turning point in a course of action or state of affairs.

Example sentences: "These works mark a watershed in the history of music"


Synonyms:

catchment

water collection

water catchment area

drainage

drainage divide

water divide

interstream

divide

basin

river basin

landmark

turning point

milestone

climacteric

climax


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Watershed in Other Languages...

Spanish:

German: Wasserscheide

French:

Italian: Spartiacque

Turkish: Havza


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