water-closet

  • 1 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 …

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  • 2 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

  • 3 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

  • 4 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

  • 5 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

  • 6 water-closet — wáter, water closet → váter …

    Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

  • 7 Water-closet — (engl.), Wasserklosett, s. Abtritt …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 8 water closet — water .closet n old fashioned a toilet …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 9 water closet — water ,closet noun count OLD FASHIONED a toilet …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 10 water closet — ► NOUN dated ▪ a flush toilet …

    English terms dictionary

  • 11 water closet — n. TOILET (n. 4) …

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  • 12 Water Closet — Toilette Pour les articles homonymes, voir Toilette (homonymie). Toilettes à chasse d eau avec siège, en Europe …

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  • 13 water closet — noun a toilet in Britain • Syn: ↑closet, ↑W.C., ↑loo • Hypernyms: ↑toilet, ↑lavatory, ↑lav, ↑can, ↑john, ↑priv …

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  • 14 water closet — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms water closet : singular water closet plural water closets old fashioned a toilet …

    English dictionary

  • 15 wáter closet — s. retrete. ❙ «¡Hemos estado en el wáter closet! ¿No se dice así?» Miguel Martín, Iros todos a hacer puñetas. ❙ «...por ejemplo retrete, excusado, lavabos, servicio, cuarto de baño, water, etc.» Margarita Fraga Iribarne, ABC, 9.8.98 …

    Diccionario del Argot "El Sohez"

  • 16 water closet —    a lavatory with a flush mechanism    Standard English, abbreviated to WC, and occasionally in Britain to W:     The W is a frequent non U expression for lavatory (W.C. is also non U). (Ross, 1956)    This is a euphemism we have passed on to… …

    How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • 17 water closet — /ˈwɔtə klɒzət / (say wawtuh klozuht) noun 1. a receptacle in which human excrement is flushed down a drain by water from a cistern; toilet. 2. a room fitted with a water closet. Also, WC …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 18 water-closet — {{#}}{{LM W40317}}{{〓}} {{[}}water closet{{]}} {{■}}(ing.){{□}} {{《}}▍ s.m.{{》}} → {{↑}}váter{{↓}}. {{★}}{{\}}PRONUNCIACIÓN:{{/}} [báter klóset]. {{★}}{{\}}ORTOGRAFÍA:{{/}} Por ser un extranjerismo debe escribirse con cursiva u otra… …

    Diccionario de uso del español actual con sinónimos y antónimos

  • 19 water closet — {{hw}}{{water closet}}{{/hw}}Latrina o gabinetto con vaso di maiolica e sciacquone. ETIMOLOGIA: locuz. ingl., propr. ‘camerino (dal franc. ant. closet, propr. ‘luogo chiuso’) con acqua (water)’ …

    Enciclopedia di italiano

  • 20 water closet — Synonyms and related words: WC, backhouse, basement, bathroom, bedpan, can, chamber, chamber pot, chemical closet, chemical toilet, closet, comfort station, commode, convenience, crapper, earth closet, head, jerry, john, johnny, johnny house,… …

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