water closet
noun Date: 1755 1. a compartment or room with a toilet 2. a toilet bowl and its accessories

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  • water-closet — water closets ou water closet → W. C. ● water closet, water closets nom masculin (anglais water closet, de water, eau, et closet, cabinet) Synonyme vieilli de waters. (Abréviation : W. C.) ● water closet, water closets (difficultés) nom masculin …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • water closet — |uótar clôzet| s. m. O mesmo que retrete. • Plural: water closets.   ‣ Etimologia: locução inglesa, de water, água + closet, gabinete, armário   • Nota: É usualmente abreviado como WC …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • water closet — /vaterˈklɔzet, ingl. ˈwɔːtəˌklHzɪt/ [vc. ingl., comp. di water «acqua» e closet «camerino»] loc. sost. m. inv. water (ingl.) …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • Water-closet — Wa ter clos et, n. A privy; especially, a privy furnished with a contrivance for introducing a stream of water to cleanse it. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • water-closet — / wɔ:tə klɑzit/, it. / vater klozet/ locuz. ingl. (propr. stanzino ad acqua ), usata in ital. come s.m. 1. [vaso di maiolica e relativo sciacquone collocati nella stanza da bagno] ▶◀ [➨ water]. 2. (estens.) [ambiente in cui si trovano i servizi… …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • water-closet — wáter, water closet → váter …   Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

  • Water-closet — (engl.), Wasserklosett, s. Abtritt …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • water closet — water .closet n old fashioned a toilet …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • water closet — water ,closet noun count OLD FASHIONED a toilet …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • water closet — ► NOUN dated ▪ a flush toilet …   English terms dictionary

  • water closet — n. TOILET (n. 4) …   English World dictionary

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