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Meaning of WATERCOURSE

Pronunciation:  'wotur`kowrs

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a conduit through which water flows
  2. [n]  a natural body of running water flowing on or under the earth
  3. [n]  natural or artificial channel through which water flows
 

WATERCOURSE is a 11 letter word that starts with W.

 

 Synonyms: stream, waterway
 
 See Also: body of water, branch, brook, channel, conduit, creek, crossing, flume, ford, headrace, meander, midstream, rill, river, rivulet, run, runnel, streamlet, tailrace, tidal river, tidal stream, tidewater river, tidewater stream, water

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Wa"ter*course`\, n. (Shipbuilding)
One of the holes in floor or other plates to permit water to
flow through.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. A channel with bed and banks which discharges water continuously or whenever seasonal streams are active in the region.
  2. Natural or once natural flowing (perennially or intermittently) water including rivers, streams, and creeks.
 

 

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