Water

Science / Weather / Water: Refers to the chemical compound, H2O, as well as its liquid form. At atmospheric temperatures and pressures, it can exist in all three phases: solid (ice), liquid (water), and gaseous (water vapor). It is a vital, life-sustaining part of life on earth.

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Water Noun Synonyms: H2O, distilled water, tap water, drinking-water, bottled water, spa water, still water, soda (water), effervescent water, mineral water, sea water, salt water, ditch-water, dishwater, bath-water, branch water, Adam's ale, Latin a
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Mean Low Water Springs (MLWS)

Science / Tides and Currents / Mean Low Water Springs (MLWS): A tidal datum. Frequently abbreviated spring low water. The arithmetic mean of the low water heights occurring at the time of spring tides observed over the National Tidal Datum Epoch. It is usually d MORE

Mean Higher High Water (MHHW)

Science / Tides and Currents / Mean Higher High Water (MHHW): A tidal datum. The average of the higher high water height of each tidal day observed over the National Tidal Datum Epoch. For stations with shorter series, comparison of simultaneous observations wit MORE

Low Water Equinoctial Springs

Science / Tides and Currents / Low Water Equinoctial Springs: Low water springs near the times of the equinoxes. Expressed in terms of the harmonic constants, it is an elevation depressed below mean sea level by an amount equal to the sum of the amplitudes of th MORE

Water Softeners

Entertainment / Photography / Water Softeners: Are used to eliminate most of the minerals and slats found in hard water. MORE

Full-Cost Water

Business / Agriculture / Full-Cost Water: An annual rate for water delivered from Bureau of Reclamation facilities, which includes project construction costs attributed to irrigation, as well as outstanding deficits on operation and maintenan MORE

Water Hazard

Entertainment / Golf / Water Hazard: Any sea, lake, pond, ditch, etc. (whether it contains water or not), usually marked with either yellow stakes or lines (see also 'lateral water hazard') MORE

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