water pill

water pill
noun Date: circa 1981 a diuretic pill

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • water pill — noun any substance that tends to increase the flow of urine, which causes the body to get rid of excess water • Syn: ↑diuretic drug, ↑diuretic • Hypernyms: ↑drug • Hyponyms: ↑chlorthalidone, ↑Hygroton, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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  • pill */ — UK [pɪl] / US noun [countable] Word forms pill : singular pill plural pills a small piece of solid medicine that you swallow with water sleeping/contraceptive/vitamin pills pill for: The doctor gave me some pills for the pain. take a pill: Did… …   English dictionary

  • pill — 01. Hilary was quite surprised to discover her 17 year old daughter is on the [pill]. 02. She is quite ill, and has about five different [pills] she has to take every day. 03. After taking sleeping [pills] for a few months, she found she could no …   Grammatical examples in English

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