Water in a sentence

The word "water" in a example sentences. Learn the definition of water and how to use it in a sentence.

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Definition of Water

  • The fluid which descends from the clouds in rain, and which forms rivers, lakes, seas, etc.
  • A body of water, standing or flowing; a lake, river, or other collection of water.
  • Any liquid secretion, humor, or the like, resembling water; esp., the urine.
  • A solution in water of a gaseous or readily volatile substance; as, ammonia water.
  • The limpidity and luster of a precious stone, especially a diamond; as, a diamond of the first water, that is, perfectly pure and transparent. Hence, of the first water, that is, of the first excellence.
  • A wavy, lustrous pattern or decoration such as is imparted to linen, silk, metals, etc. See Water v. t., 3, Damask v. t., and Damaskeen.
  • An addition to the shares representing the capital of a stock company so that the aggregate par value of the shares is increased while their value for investment is diminished, or “diluted.”
  • To wet or supply with water; to moisten; to overflow with water; to irrigate; as, to water land; to water flowers.
  • To supply with water for drink; to cause or allow to drink; as, to water cattle and horses.
  • To wet and calender, as cloth, so as to impart to it a lustrous appearance in wavy lines; to diversify with wavelike lines; as, to water silk. Cf. Water n., 6.
  • To add water to (anything), thereby extending the quantity or bulk while reducing the strength or quality; to extend; to dilute; to weaken.
  • To shed, secrete, or fill with, water or liquid matter; as, his eyes began to water.
  • To get or take in water; as, the ship put into port to water.
  • a facility that provides a source of water
  • a liquid necessary for the life of most animals and plants
  • the part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean)
  • 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
  • once thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles)
  • liquid excretory product
  • secrete or form water, as tears or saliva
  • supply with water, as with channels or ditches or streams
  • fill with tears
  • provide with water

How to use water in a sentence. Water pronunciation.

Say, it makes my eyes water sometimes to see the fellah slogging away.
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Here sat a seller of sugar cane; there wandered, clanking his brasses, a merchant of sweet waters; there shouted a cheap-jack of the Nile the virtues of a knife from Sheffield.
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As stale water were we in his taste.
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Higli Pasha laughed low-it was like the gurgle of water in the narghileh-a voice of good nature and persuasiveness from a heart that knew no virtue.
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They saw only the yellow sand, the ever-receding oasis, the brackish, undrinkable water, the withered and fruitless date- tree, handfuls of dourha for their food by day, and the keen, sharp night to chill their half-dead bodies in a half-waking sleep.
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Near by, village life manifested itself in heavily laden donkeys; in wolfish curs stealing away with refuse into the waste; in women, upright and modest, bearing jars of water on their heads; in evening fires, where the cover of the pot clattered over the boiling mass within; in the voice of the Muezzin calling to prayer.
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After him sprang, far down into the grey- blue water, Lacey and Mahommed.
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Balass-Earthen vessel for carrying water.
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We plodded on, two or three hours longer, and at last the Lake burst upon us-a noble sheet of blue water lifted six thousand three hundred feet above the level of the sea, and walled in by a rim of snow-clad mountain peaks that towered aloft full three thousand feet higher still!
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But the world is slow, and people will go to "water cures" and "movement cures" and to foreign lands for health.
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We slept in the sand close to the water's edge, between two protecting boulders, which took care of the stormy night-winds for us.
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We watched the tinted pictures grow and brighten upon the water till every little detail of forest, precipice and pinnacle was wrought in and finished, and the miracle of the enchanter complete.
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This gives the marvelous transparency of the water a fuller advantage than it has elsewhere on the lake.
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So singularly clear was the water, that where it was only twenty or thirty feet deep the bottom was so perfectly distinct that the boat seemed floating in the air!
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Down through the transparency of these great depths, the water was not merely transparent, but dazzlingly, brilliantly so.
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We bathed occasionally, but the water was rather chilly, for all it looked so sunny.
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Sometimes we rowed out to the "blue water," a mile or two from shore.
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Away across the water the crags and domes were lit with a ruddy glare, and the firmament above was a reflected hell!
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The storm was increasing, and it became evident that it was better to take the hazard of beaching the boat than go down in a hundred fathoms of water; so we ran in, with tall white-caps following, and I sat down in the stern-sheets and pointed her head-on to the shore.
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Young Clagett (now member of Congress from Montana) unharnessed and fed and watered the horses; Oliphant and I cut sagebrush, built the fire and brought water to cook with; and old Mr. Ballou the blacksmith did the cooking.
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Examples of Water

Example #1
He's a Jim-dandy-works all day and half the night, and if the tax-gatherer isn't at the door, wakes up laughing.
Example #2
Here the people are all right and the Government all wrong.
Example #3
Yonder a camel-driver squatted and counted his earnings; and a sheepdealer haggled with the owner of a ghiassa bound for the sands of the North.
Example #4
He had wandered on until he had come to the end of the bridge and into the great groups of traffickers who, at this place, made a market of their wares.
Example #5
He had no pleasure in us, and in our deeds he found only stones of stumbling.
Example #6
He had come to distrust us all.