n. Solution of sodium or potassium silicate used esp. For preserving eggs.
n. - a surface of the water in a reservoir etc. B height of this.
- level below which the ground is saturated with water.
- level using water to determine the horizontal.
n. Mechanical force derived from the weight or motion of water.
—adj. Impervious to water. —n. Waterproof garment or material. —v. Make waterproof.
n. Gyrating column of water and spray between sea and cloud.
adj. - closely fastened or fitted so as to prevent the passage of water.
- (of an argument etc.) Unassailable.
n. Tower with an elevated tank to give pressure for distributing water.
n. Wheel driven by water to work machinery, or to raise water.
n.pl. Inflated floats fixed on the arms of a person learning to swim.
n. - establishment for managing a water-supply.
- colloq. Shedding of tears.
- colloq. Urinary system.