body of water


body of water
a sea, lake, harbor, river, stream, pond, or other area of water

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • body of water — noun the part of the earth s surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean) (Freq. 1) they invaded our territorial waters they were sitting by the water s edge • Syn: ↑water • Topics: ↑river, ↑lake, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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  • body of water — vandens objektas statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Vandens sankaupa sausumos paviršiuje arba uolienose – vandenynai, jūros, upės, ežerai, vandens talpyklos, kanalai, ledynai, arteziniai baseinai, atskiri vandeningieji… …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • body of water — noun Any significant accumulation of water, usually covering the Earth or another planet, such as a river, lake or a bay …   Wiktionary

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  • Kill (body of water) — As a body of water, a kill is a creek. The word comes from the Middle Dutch kille , meaning riverbed or water channel. The modern Dutch term is kil .The term is used in areas of Dutch influence in New York, New Jersey and other areas of the… …   Wikipedia

  • water — [wôt′ər, wät′ər] n. [ME < OE wæter, akin to Ger wasser < IE * wodōr < * wed , to wet (< base * awed , to moisten, flow) > Gr hydōr, water, L unda, a wave, Russ voda, water, Ir uisce, water] 1. the colorless, transparent liquid… …   English World dictionary

  • Water skiing — is a sport where an individual (or more than one individual) is pulled behind a motor boat or a cable ski installation on a body of water wearing one or more skis. The surface area of the ski (or skis) keeps the person skimming on the surface of… …   Wikipedia

  • Water —    • Water was much safer in olden times, but now it can contain poison and parasites (giardia and hepatitis). The best water is fast moving and at high elevations, and away from human habitation. Water should always be clear, never discolored or …   The writer's dictionary of science fiction, fantasy, horror and mythology


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