Nonpoint Source Pollution


Primary Meanings ofwater

1. nv provide with water
2. nv liquid excretory product

Full Definitions ofwater

nbinary compound that occurs at room temperature as a clear colorless odorless tasteless liquid; freezes into ice below 0 degrees centigrade and boils above 100 degrees centigrade; widely used as a solvent




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binary compound

chemical compound composed of only two elements


fluid matter having no fixed shape but a fixed volume

na liquid necessary for the life of most animals and plants

“he asked for a drink of water”


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food, nutrient

any substance that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissue


any substance (such as a chemical element or inorganic compound) that can be taken in by a green plant and used in organic synthesis


a substance that is liquid at room temperature and pressure

nonce thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles)

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one of four substances thought in ancient and medieval cosmology to constitute the physical universe

nthe part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean)

“they invaded our territorial waters”

“they were sitting by the water's edge”


body of water


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a separate and self-contained entity

na facility that provides a source of water

“the town debated the purification of the water supply”

“first you have to cut off the water”


water supply, water system

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facility, installation

a building or place that provides a particular service or is used for a particular industry

vprovide with water

“We watered the buffalo”

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furnish, provide, render, supply

give something useful or necessary to

vsupply with water, as with channels or ditches or streams

“Water the fields”




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cause to become wet

nliquid excretory product

“the child had to make water”



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body waste, excrement, excreta, excretion, excretory product

waste matter (as urine or sweat but especially feces) discharged from the body

vsecrete or form water, as tears or saliva

“My mouth watered at the prospect of a good dinner”

“His eyes watered”

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release, secrete

generate and separate from cells or bodily fluids

vfill with tears

“His eyes were watering”

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fill, fill up

become full


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нехватка воды
общ. water scarcity (Азери); dwindling water supply (Игорь Миг)
стр. shortage of water; water shortage
экол. water deficiency

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гидроэлектростанция сущ. фразы
общ. hydroelectric power station; water power plant; water-power plant; hydro; a hydro plant; hydroelectric power plant; hydro-electric power station (ABelonogov); hydro power station (AD Alexander Demidov); dam (hydroelectric dam - 4uzhoj; hydropower station (misha-brest)

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водные источники
Макаров water wells
экол. water sources
водный источник | в начало
Макаров waterhole (в пустыне)
с.-х. ain
экол. water source

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водные источники
Макаров water wells
экол. water sources
водный источник | в начало
Макаров waterhole (в пустыне)
с.-х. ain
экол. water source

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водная безопасность
экол. water security (Измаил)



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водная экосистема
стр. aquatic system
тех. flowing-water ecosystem; fluvial ecosystem; water ecosystem
экол. aquatic ecosystem

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очищение воды
воен. water purification
золот. water recovery (Sempai)
текст. purification of water
Очищение воды | в начало
нефт.газ. Water clarification (Johnny Bravo)


сохранить воду
найдены отдельные слова | спросить в форуме

сохранить гл. фразы
общ. keep; preserve; retain; reserve; maintain; forbid; conserve; continue; hoard; hold over (про запас); keep from falling apart (Ремедиос_П); record (sever_korrespondent)
архит. survive (ся); treasure
комп. save
матем. remain
сохранённый гл. в начало
хим. preserved; saved


природный ресурс
общ. environmental resource (ssn)
ЕБРР, экол. natural resource (raf)
прогр. indigenous resource (ssn)
природные ресурсы | в начало
общ. resource
юр. natural resources
природный возобновляемый ресурс | в начало
общ. naturally renewable resource (CLgirl)


Water vapor cools and changes into liquid water.


Liquid water changes into water vapor.


The condensation of water vapor into liquid water droplets that fall as rain, snow, sleet or hail from clouds.


When water enters the ground.


Water that flows over the ground surface rather than soaking into the ground.


Loss of water vapor from plants


The conversion of snow or ice directly into water vapor.


Water that fills the cracks and spaces in underground soil and rock layers.


A body of rock or sediment that stores groundwater and allows the flow of groundwater.


Earth materials such as clay or low permeability rocks that slow or completely block the flow of water.


Ability of rock or soil to allow water to flow through it.


The amount of space between rock particles that may be filled with water.

ppm (parts per million)

A concentration level of water pollution.


A pattern of pollution created by the movement of groundwater beneath a contaminant source.

Water Table

The highest level of water contained in an aquifer. The height of this changes with rainfall, season and drought.

Zone of Saturation

The area of an aquifer that is filled or saturated with water.

Recharge Zone

The area of the Earth's surface where water enters an aquifer.


A human-made hole that is deeper than the level of the water table and, therefore, fills with water.

Point Source Pollution

Pollution that comes from a specific site.

Nonpoint Source Pollution

Pollution that comes from many sources rather than from a single, specific site.


Water Scarcity

Shortness of supply

Water Conservation

Careful use and protection of water


Healthy, clean living conditions


not sanitary or healthful

Water Crisis

A situation where the available water within a region is less than the region's demand.

Extreme Poverty

Living on less than $1 (US) per day.

Water Stress

The condition that occurs when people don't have enough clean fresh water to meet their everyday needs.

Global Climate Change

Describes a series of changes in Earth's weather patterns driven by temperature resulting in changes in precipitation, winds, ocean currents, and storms.

Natural Disasters

An event or force of nature that has catastrophic consequences. Examples, floods, hurricanes, tsunami


To use unfairly / Take advantage of in order to reap rewards


Not long lasting, using up quickly and not replacing


Depending on each other.


Anything added to the environment that is harmful to living things.


Personal care and cleanliness. Example. washing your hands


The act of introducing disease germs or infectious material into an area or substance



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