water

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water nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (liquid) (Flüssigkeit)Wasser Nn
 There was water on the floor where the bath had overflowed.
water nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (drink) (Getränk)Wasser Nn
 Waiter, please bring us some water.
water nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (glass of water) (Glas Wasser)Wasser Nn
 Waiter, please bring us three waters.
water [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (irrigate)gießen Vt
  bewässern Vt
 I need to water the plants.
 
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water adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (pertaining to water)Wasser- Präf
 Can you get the water bottle for me?
water nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (rain) (Regenwasser)Wasser Nn
 After the storm, there were puddles of water everywhere.
water nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (contents of a river, ocean)Wasser Nn
 I'm going swimming in the water. Are you coming?
water nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (tide)Wasser Nn
  Flut Nf
 The water is rising. Let's move our beach towels.
water nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (surface of a lake, pond)Wasser Nn
  Wasseroberfläche Nf
 Look how smooth the water is in the morning.
water nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (a liquid solution)-wasser Suffix
 Some people say you should drink sugar water when you are ill.
waters nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (territorial) (Territorium)Gewässer Nn
 We are in French waters now.
water viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (discharge)Flüssigkeit absondern Nf + Partv tr, sepa
 The sore on Fred's leg started watering.
water viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (secrete)tränen Vi
 Alison's eyes started to water.
water [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (animals)Wasser geben Nn + Vt
 You need to feed and water the horses.
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armbands,
water wings
nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors."
(inflatable water wings)Schwimmflügel Npl
 I put my little girl's armbands on so that she could splash about in the pool.
bilge,
bilge water
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(dirty or stagnant water)Tümpel Nm
boiling water nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (water that is heated until bubbling)kochendes Wasser V Part Präs + Nn
  (Chemie)Siedewasser Nn
 There was a pan of boiling water on top of the stove.
cottonmouth,
water moccasin
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(animal: venomous snake)Mokassinschlange Nf
  Wassermokassinotter Nm
distilled water nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (chemically-purified water)destilliertes Wasser Adj + Nn
 You need to use distilled water when topping up the battery.
drinking water nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (water that is safe to drink)Trinkwasser Nn
 The pioneers only settled in areas where they could find safe drinking water.
drop of water nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (water: small amount)Tropfen Nm
  Wassertropfen Nm
fountain nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. abbreviation (drinking-water dispenser)Trinkbrunnen, Brunnen Nm
  Brunnenanlage Nf
  Wasserspender Nm
  (altmodisch)Urquell Nm
 Kate got a drink at the fountain.
fresh water,
freshwater
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(water that is not salty)Süßwasser Nn
Anmerkung: single-word form used when the term modifies another noun.
 I only swim in fresh water. Perch is strictly a freshwater fish.
ground water nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (from a well)Grundwasser Nn
 The ground water in the well was low due to the lack of rain over the past few months.
water heater nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (boiler)Heizungskessel Nm
  Boiler Nm
 Melanie hired a plumber to fix the broken water heater.
high-water mark nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (sea, river: highest level)Hochwasserstand Nm
  Hochwassermarke Nf
 The high-water mark is easy to identify on a beach by a line of debris such as seaweed.
high-water mark nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (achievement)Höhepunkt Nm
 The end of the second century was the high-water mark of the Roman Empire.
hot water nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (heated water)heißes Wasser Adj + Nn
  aufgeheiztes Wasser V Part Perf + Nn
 Hot water is better than cold water for taking a bath.
hot water bottle nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (rubber container for heated water)Wärmflasche Nf
 On cold winter nights I tuck a hot water bottle under the blankets to warm my feet.
in hot water exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." figurative (in trouble)in der Klemme sitzen, in der Patsche sitzen Rdw
  (Slang, vulgär)in der Scheiße sitzen Rdw
 He found himself in hot water for being late for work.
make one's mouth water v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." informal (food: look appetizing)das Wasser im Mund zusammen laufen lassen Rdw
 The smell of that steak on the grill is making my mouth water.
mineral water nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (drinking water containing minerals) (wörtlich)Mineralwasser Nn
  (umgangssprachlich)Sprudelwasser Nn
 The tap water is safe but I prefer to drink mineral water.
 Das Leitungswasser ist sauber, aber ich trinke lieber Mineralwasser.
open water nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (unenclosed area of water) (Ozean)weite Meer Adj + Nn
  offenes Wasser Adj + Nn
open-water n as adjnoun as adjective: Describes another noun--for example, "boat race," "dogfood." (swimming: in unenclosed waters)im Freien Präp + Nn
  Freiwasser- Präf
 Lisa is taking part in an open-water swimming event.
rainwater,
rain water,
rain-water
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(fallen rain)Regenwasser Nn
 The farmers need rainwater to grow their crops.
soda water nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (drink: fizzy water)Mineralwasser Nn
  Sodawasser Nn
 Would you like soda water in your whisky? Soda water instead of milk in the recipe will make your pancakes light and fluffy.
sparkling water nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (effervescent drinking water)Mineralwasser Nn
  Wasser mit Kohlensäure Rdw
  Sodawasser Nn
 You can buy imported sparkling water in litre bottles.
wastewater,
waste water
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(used water)Abwasser Nn
  (umgangssprachlich)Schmutzwasser, Dreckwasser Nn
 Treatment of the wastewater begins in the septic tank.
water lily nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (flowering aquatic plant)Seerose Nf
  Wasserlilie Nf
 Monet is famous for his paintings of water lilies.
 Monet ist für sein Bild mit den Seerosen berühmt geworden.
water main nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (pipe supplying water)Wasserleitung Nf
  Wasserrohr Nn
 When the water main burst, the street quickly flooded.
water rights nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (rights to use water flowing over or next to property)Wassernutzungsrechte Npl
 When I bought the house, the price included its water rights.
water torture nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (dripping water onto victim's forehead)Wasserfolter Nf
 The secret police used water torture on Schmidt to extract information.
water tower nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (tall structure used as reservoir)Wasserturm Nm
 I can see the town's water tower from here.
 Ich kann den Wasserturm der Stadt von hier aus sehen.
waterlily,
water lily
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(flowering pond plant)Seerose Nf
  Wasserlilie Nf
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wa·ter [ˈwɔːtə]
  • I v/t
    • 1. bewässern, Rasen, Straße etc sprengen, Pflanzen (be)gießen
    • 2. Vieh tränken
    • 3. mit Wasser versorgen
    • 4. oft
      water down verwässern:
      a) verdünnen, Wein pan(t)schen,
      b) fig Erklärung etc abschwächen,
      c) fig mundgerecht machen:
      a watered-down liberalism ein verwässerter Liberalismus

    • 5. WIRTSCH Aktienkapital verwässern
    • 6. TECH Stoff wässern, moirieren
  • II v/i
    • 1. wässern (Mund), tränen (Augen):
      his mouth watered das Wasser lief ihm im Mund zusammen (for, after nach);
      make sb’s mouth water jemandem den Mund wässerig machen

    • 2. SCHIFF Wasser einnehmen
    • 3. trinken, zur Tränke gehen (Vieh)
    • 4. FLUG wassern
  • III s
    • 1. Wasser n:
      in deep water(s) fig in Schwierigkeiten, in der Klemme;
      hold water fig stichhaltig sein;
      keep one’s head above water fig sich (gerade noch) über Wasser halten;
      make the water SCHIFF vom Stapel laufen;
      throw cold water on fig einer Sache einen Dämpfer aufsetzen, wie eine kalte Dusche wirken auf (+akk);
      still waters run deep stille Wasser sind tief;
      hot I 13, oil I 1, trouble I 6
    • 2. oft pl Brunnen m, Wasser n (einer Heilquelle):
      drink (oder take) the waters (at) eine Kur machen (in +dat)

    • 3. oft pl Wasser n oder pl, Gewässer n oder pl, auch Fluten pl:
      by water zu Wasser, auf dem Wasserweg;
      on the water
      a) zur See,
      b) zu Schiff;
      the waters poet das Meer, die See

    • 4. Wasserstand m; low water
    • 5. (Toiletten)Wasser n
    • 6. Wasserlösung f
    • 7. PHYSIOL Wasser n (Sekret, z. B. Speichel, auch Urin):
      the water(s) das Fruchtwasser;
      make (oder pass) water Wasser lassen, urinieren;
      water on the brain Wasserkopf m;
      water on the knee Kniegelenkerguss m

    • 8. Wasser n (reiner Glanz eines Edelsteins):
      of the first water reinsten Wassers (a. fig)

    • 9. Wasser(glanz m) n, Moiré n (Stoff)
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