Take in water

  • 1 take in water — verb take in water at the bilge the tanker bilged • Syn: ↑bilge • Derivationally related forms: ↑bilge (for: ↑bilge) • Hypernyms: ↑leak …

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  • 2 water — [wôt′ər, wät′ər] n. [ME < OE wæter, akin to Ger wasser < IE * wodōr < * wed , to wet (< base * awed , to moisten, flow) > Gr hydōr, water, L unda, a wave, Russ voda, water, Ir uisce, water] 1. the colorless, transparent liquid… …

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  • 3 Take — Take, v. t. [imp. {Took} (t[oo^]k); p. p. {Taken} (t[=a]k n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Taking}.] [Icel. taka; akin to Sw. taga, Dan. tage, Goth. t[=e]kan to touch; of uncertain origin.] 1. In an active sense; To lay hold of; to seize with the hands, or… …

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  • 4 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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  • 5 take (something) for granted — 1. to accept something as true without questioning or testing it. We take it for granted that our children will be better off than we are. 2. to fail to appreciate the value of something. So many of us take clean water for granted …

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  • 6 Water-fuelled car — A water fuelled car is an automobile that is claimed to use water as its fuel or produces fuel from water onboard, with no other energy input. Water fuelled cars have been mentioned in newspapers, popular science magazines, local news coverage,… …

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  • 7 take on — verb 1. take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect (Freq. 10) His voice took on a sad tone The story took a new turn he adopted an air of superiority She assumed strange manners The gods assume human or animal form in these fables • Syn: ↑ …

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  • 8 water — noun 1》 the liquid which forms the seas, lakes, rivers, and rain and is the basis of the fluids of living organisms. [Chemical formula: H2O.]     ↘one of the four elements in ancient and medieval philosophy and in astrology.     ↘(waters) the… …

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  • 9 take — v. & n. v. (took; taken) 1 tr. lay hold of; get into one s hands. 2 tr. acquire, get possession of, capture, earn, or win. 3 tr. get the use of by purchase or formal agreement (take lodgings). 4 tr. (in a recipe) avail oneself of; use. 5 tr. use… …

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  • 10 Water Vole — Taxobox name = Water Vole status = LR/lc | status system = IUCN2.3 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia ordo = Rodentia superfamilia = Muroidea familia = CricetidaeNote: according to Amori (1996) it will be transferred from… …

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  • 11 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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  • 12 Water supply — is the process of self provision or provision by third parties of water of various qualities to different users. Irrigation is covered separately. Global access to waterIn 2004 about 3.5 billion people worldwide (54% of the global population) had …

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  • 13 Water polo — is a team water sport. A team consists of six field players and one goalkeeper. The winner of the game is the team that scores more goals. Gameplay involves swimming, players passing the ball while being defended by opponents, and scoring by… …

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  • 14 Water heating — is a thermodynamic process using an energy source to heat water above its initial temperature. Typical domestic uses of hot water are for cooking, cleaning, bathing, and space heating. In industry, both hot water and water heated to steam have… …

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  • 15 Water supply and sanitation in India — continue to be inadequate, despite longstanding efforts by the various levels of government and communities at improving coverage. The situation is particularly inadequate for sanitation, since only one of three Indians has access to improved… …

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  • 16 Water skiing — is a sport where an individual (or more than one individual) is pulled behind a motor boat or a cable ski installation on a body of water wearing one or more skis. The surface area of the ski (or skis) keeps the person skimming on the surface of… …

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  • 17 Water (obstacle) — Water is often used in equestrian events as an obstacle for jumping, most notably in the cross country phase of eventing, as well as in show jumping. Water in EventingWater is seen on the cross country course of an equestrian competitive event.… …

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  • 18 Water activity — or aw is a measurement of the energy status of the water in a system. It is defined as the vapor pressure of water above a sample divided by that of pure water at the same temperature; therefore, pure distilled water has a water activity of… …

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  • 19 Water intoxication — Classification and external resources Water intoxication, also known as water poisoning, is a potentially fatal disturbance in brain functions that results when the normal balance of electrolytes in the body is pushed outside of safe limits by… …

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  • 20 Take a Look Around (song) — Take a Look Around Single by Limp Bizkit from the album Chocolate Starfish and the Hot Dog Flavored Water and Mission: Impossible II Released …

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