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water
'wɔːtər
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English Definition
(名) As a noun
  1. A facility that provides a source of water.
  2. A liquid necessary for the life of most animals and plants.
  3. The part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean).
  4. 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.
  5. Once thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles).
  6. Liquid excretory product.
(动) As a verb
  1. Secrete or form water, as tears or saliva.
  2. Supply with water, as with channels or ditches or streams.
  3. Fill with tears.
  4. Provide with water.
Hyphenationwa•ter
Part of Speech(名) noun, (及物的动) transitive verb, (不及物的动) intransitive verb
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海水hǎishuǐseawater
水位shuǐwèiwater level
水面shuǐmiànwater surface
流体liútǐfluid
湿shīmoist; wet
流泪liúlèito shed tears
zhuǐwater
jìnwater; name of a river
浇水jiāoshuǐto water (plants etc)
quèto water; to pour water; to irrigate, to wet; to moisten; to soak in, to wash
gàiwater
浇灌jiāoguànto water; to irrigate
(same as ) to trace up to a source, to go against the stream; water
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