Tuesday, 15 April 2014

Day 302, Who am I in relationship with the word: " Water" part 17

Now I am continuing with the the next word which is: " Water."

I suggest to have a look at the blog where I placed the list of words I am writing about individually now:


http://larry7yearwalk.blogspot.com/2014/02/day-286-what-is-understanding.html


Now lets see what the one of the dicionaries online are saying about this word:



                                                               




wa·ter

 noun, often attributive \ˈw-tər, ˈwä-\
: the clear liquid that has no color, taste, or smell, that falls from clouds as rain, that forms streams, lakes, and seas, and that is used for drinking, washing, etc.
: an area of water (such as a lake, river, or ocean)
waters : a specific area of water; especially : an area of seawater

Full Definition of WATER

1
a :  the liquid that descends from the clouds as rain, forms streams, lakes, and seas, and is a major constituent of all living matter and that when pure is an odorless, tasteless, very slightly compressible liquid oxide of hydrogen H2O which appears bluish in thick layers, freezes at 0° C and boils at 100° C, has a maximum density at 4° C and a high specific heat, is feebly ionized to hydrogen and hydroxyl ions, and is a poor conductor of electricity and a good solvent
b :  a natural mineral water —usually used in plural
2
:  a particular quantity or body of water: as
(1) plural :  the water occupying or flowing in a particular bed 
(2) chiefly British :  lakepond
b :  a quantity or depth of water adequate for some purpose (as navigation)
c plural 
(1) :  a band of seawater abutting on the land of a particular sovereignty and under the control of that sovereignty (2) :  the sea of a particular part of the earth
d :  water supply <threatened to turn off the water>
3
:  travel or transportation on water <we went by water>
4
:  the level of water at a particular state of the tide :  tide
5
:  liquid containing or resembling water: as
(1) :  a pharmaceutical or cosmetic preparation made with water 
(2) :  a watery solution of a gaseous or readily volatile substance — compare ammonia water
b archaic :  a distilled fluid (as an essence); especially :  a distilled alcoholic liquor
c :  a watery fluid (as tears, urine, or sap) formed or circulating in a living body
d :  amniotic fluidalso :  bag of waters
6
a :  the degree of clarity and luster of a precious stone
b :  degree of excellence <a scholar of the first water>
7
8
a :  stock not representing assets of the issuing company and not backed by earning power
b :  fictitious or exaggerated asset entries that give a stock an unrealistic book value
— above water
:  out of difficulty