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Meaning of WATERWAY

Pronunciation:  'wotur`wey

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a conduit through which water flows
  2. [n]  a navigable body of water

WATERWAY is a 8 letter word that starts with W.


 Synonyms: watercourse
 See Also: body of water, conduit, ditch, flume, headrace, mare clausum, mare liberum, rapid, tailrace, water



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Wa"ter*way`\, n. (Naut.)
Heavy plank or timber extending fore and aft the whole length
of a vessel's deck at the line of junction with the sides,
forming a channel to the scuppers, which are cut through it.
In iron vessels the waterway is variously constructed.

Biology Dictionary
  1. A navigable inland body of water.
  2. The section under a bridge available for the passage of water.