Shed water

  • 1 water — I. v. a. 1. Irrigate, moisten, wet. 2. Supply with water (for drink), furnish with water, give water to. 3. Sprinkle and calender (as cloth, to give it an undulating or wavy appearance). II. v. n. 1. Shed water. 2 …

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  • 2 Shed — Shed, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Shed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Shedding}.] [OE. scheden, sch?den, to pour, to part, AS. sc[=a]dan, sce[ a]dan, to pert, to separate; akin to OS. sk??an, OFries. sk?tha, G. scheiden, OHG. sceidan, Goth. skaidan, and probably to …

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  • 4 shed — shed1 [shed] n. [< ME shadde, var. of shade < OE scead, shelter, protection, SHADE] 1. a small, rough building or lean to, used for shelter or storage, as a workshop, etc. 2. a large, strongly built, barnlike or hangarlike structure, often… …

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  • 5 Water supply and sanitation in Nicaragua — is provided by a national public utility in urban areas and water committees in rural areas. Despite relatively high levels of investment, access to water in urban areas has barely kept up with population growth, access to urban sanitation has… …

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  • 6 Water — Wa ter, v. i. 1. To shed, secrete, or fill with, water or liquid matter; as, his eyes began to water. [1913 Webster] If thine eyes can water for his death. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To get or take in water; as, the ship put into port to water.… …

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  • 7 shed — shed1 S3 [ʃed] n [Date: 1400 1500; Origin: Probably from shade] 1.) a small building, often made of wood, used especially for storing things ▪ a tool shed ▪ a cattle shed ▪ a garden shed 2.) a large industrial building where work is done, large… …

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  • 8 shed — 1 noun (C) 1 a small building, often made of wood, used especially for storing things: We had a tool shed in our back yard. | a cattle shed | a garden shed 2 a large industrial building where work is done, large vehicles are kept or machinery is… …

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  • 9 Shed — For other uses, see Shed (disambiguation). A rural shed …

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  • 10 shed — I. /ʃɛd / (say shed) noun 1. an outbuilding, usually for a specific purpose, as storage, work area, etc.: a tractor shed. 2. such an outbuilding with a roof but no walls: a hay shed. 3. a small building in the backyard of a family home, often of… …

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  • 11 shed´like´ — shed1 «shehd», noun, verb, shed|ded, shed|ding. –n. 1. a building used for shelter or storage of goods or vehicles, usually having only one story and often open at the front or sides: »a wagon shed, a tool shed, a train shed. 2. a hut; …

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  • 12 shed — shed1 shedlike, adj. /shed/, n. 1. a slight or rude structure built for shelter, storage, etc. 2. a large, strongly built structure, often open at the sides or end. [1475 85; var. of SHADE] shed2 shedable, sheddable, adj. /shed/, v., she …

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  • 13 shed — I [[t]ʃɛd[/t]] n. 1) a slight or rude structure built for shelter, storage, etc 2) a large, strongly built structure, often open at the sides or end • Etymology: 1475–85; appar. var., orig. dial., of shade shed′like , adj. II shed [[t]ʃɛd[/t]] v …

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  • 14 shed — I. verb (shed; shedding) Etymology: Middle English, to divide, separate, from Old English scēadan; akin to Old High German skeidan to separate, Latin scindere to split, cleave, Greek schizein to split Date: before 12th century transitive verb 1.… …

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  • 15 water — wa·ter || wÉ”tÉ™(r) , wÉ‘ / wɔː n. colorless transparent fluid, H2O; body of water (sea, river, lake, etc.); sea level; solution or form of water (rainwater, rose water, etc.); water supply; transparency of a precious gem; liquids in or… …

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  • 16 water parting — Watershed Wa ter*shed , n. [Cf. G. wasserscheide; wasser water + scheide a place where two things separate, fr. scheiden to separate.] [1913 Webster] 1. The whole region or extent of country which contributes to the supply of a river or lake.… …

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  • 17 water one’s cheeks — tv. to cry; to shed tears sobbing. □ What are you watering your cheeks about? □ Poor Billy was watering his cheeks all night because his dog ran away …

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  • 19 Portuguese Water Dog — (Canis lupus subsp. familiaris) Portuguese Water Dog Other names Cão de Água Português Nicknames Portie, PWD, Water Dog Country of origin Portugal …

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  • 20 Irish Water Spaniel — Infobox Dogbreed akcgroup = Sporting akcstd = http://www.akc.org/breeds/irish water spaniel/index.cfm altname = Whiptail Shannon Spaniel Rat Tail Spaniel Bog Dog ankcgroup = Group 3 (Gundogs) ankcstd = http://www.ankc.aust.com/irishwat.html… …

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