water bag
noun Date: 1638 1. a bag for holding water; especially one designed to keep water cool for drinking by evaporation through a slightly porous surface 2. bag of waters — used especially of domestic animals

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  • hot-water bag — /hot waw teuhr, wot euhr/ a bag, usually of rubber, for holding hot water to apply warmth to some part of the body, as the feet. Also called hot water bottle. * * * …   Universalium

  • hot-water bag — flexible rubber container that is filled with hot water (used to warm parts of the body) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Water transportation — is the intentional movement of water over large distances. Methods of transportation fall into three categories: *Aqueducts, which include pipelines, canals, and tunnels, *container shipment, which includes transport by tank truck, tank car, and… …   Wikipedia

  • bag of waters — n the double walled fluid filled sac that encloses and protects the fetus in the mother s womb and that breaks releasing its fluid during the birth process see WATER BAG * * * popular name for the amniotic sac …   Medical dictionary

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