watercourse

  • 1 Watercourse — Wa ter*course , n. (Shipbuilding) One of the holes in floor or other plates to permit water to flow through. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 watercourse — ► NOUN ▪ a brook, stream, or artificially constructed water channel …

    English terms dictionary

  • 3 watercourse — [wôt′ərkôrs΄, wät′ərkôrs΄] n. 1. a stream of water; river, brook, etc. 2. a channel for water, as a canal or stream bed …

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  • 4 watercourse — UK [ˈwɔːtə(r)ˌkɔː(r)s] / US [ˈwɔtərˌkɔrs] noun [countable] Word forms watercourse : singular watercourse plural watercourses formal a river, canal, or stream …

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  • 5 Watercourse — A watercourse is any flowing body of water. These include rivers, streams, brooks, anabranches et cetera. See also * Environmental flow * Waterway …

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  • 6 watercourse — wa|ter|course [ˈwo:təko:s US ˈwo:tərko:rs, ˈwa: ] n 1.) a place where water flows, for example a river or ↑canal ▪ chemicals that pollute the local watercourse 2.) a long thin hole for water to flow through …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 7 watercourse — [[t]wɔ͟ːtə(r)kɔː(r)s[/t]] watercourses also water course N COUNT A watercourse is a stream or river, or the channel that it flows along. [FORMAL] …

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  • 8 watercourse — vandentėkmė statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Vaga tekantis vanduo (upė, upelis, kanalas). Būna pastovi ir laikina (išdžiūstanti, iššalanti). atitikmenys: angl. stream; watercourse vok. Fließgewässer, n; Wasserlauf, m;… …

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  • 9 watercourse — vandentakis statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Hidrotechninis įrenginys, praleidžiantis vandenį iš vandens objekto į vandens vartojimo vietą (vamzdynas, tunelis, kanalas, latakas). atitikmenys: angl. watercourse vok.… …

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  • 10 watercourse — A stream of water flowing in a definite direction or course in a bed with banks. A natural channel, having a well defined existence, with running water supplied from a definite source. Snyder v Platte Valley Pub. Power & Irrig. Dist. 144 Neb 308 …

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  • 11 watercourse — noun Date: 1510 1. a natural or artificial channel through which water flows 2. a stream of water (as a river, brook, or underground stream) …

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  • 12 watercourse — a natural or man made channel through which water flows …

    Dictionary of ichthyology

  • 13 watercourse — /waw teuhr kawrs , kohrs , wot euhr /, n. 1. a stream of water, as a river or brook. 2. the bed of a stream that flows only seasonally. 3. a natural channel conveying water. 4. a channel or canal made for the conveyance of water. [1500 10; WATER… …

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  • 14 watercourse — noun any channel, either natural or artificial, through which water flows …

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  • 15 watercourse — Synonyms and related words: adolescent stream, aqueduct, arroyo, beck, bed, bourn, braided stream, branch, brook, brooklet, burn, canal, channel, conduit, course, creek, creek bed, crick, culvert, donga, dry bed, duct, flowing stream, flume,… …

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  • 16 watercourse — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. river (see water). II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [A river] Syn. brook, stream, tributary; see river . 2. [A canal] Syn. waterway, spillway, aqueduct; see channel 2 , trench 1 …

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  • 17 watercourse — wa|ter|course [ wɔtər,kɔrs ] noun count FORMAL a river, CANAL, or stream …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18 watercourse — n. stream, small river; water channel, river bed; canal …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 19 watercourse — noun 1》 a brook, stream, or artificially constructed water channel. 2》 the bed along which this flows …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 20 watercourse — noun (C) 1 a passage with water flowing through it, that can be natural or built 2 a flow of water such as a river or underground stream …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English