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Meaning of WATERING

Pronunciation:  'woturing

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  wetting with water; "the lawn needs a great deal of watering"
  2. [n]  shedding tears
 

WATERING is a 8 letter word that starts with W.

 

 Synonyms: lachrymation, lacrimation, tearing
 
 See Also: activity, bodily function, bodily process, body process, sparge, sprinkle, sprinkling, wetting

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Wa"ter*ing\,
a. & n. from {Water}, v.

{Watering call} (Mil.), a sound of trumpet or bugle summoning
   cavalry soldiers to assemble for the purpose of watering
   their horses.

{Watering cart}, a sprinkling cart. See {Water}.

{Watering place}.
(a) A place where water may be obtained, as for a ship, for
    cattle, etc.
(b) A place where there are springs of medicinal water, or a
    place by the sea, or by some large body of water, to
    which people resort for bathing, recreation, boating,
    etc.

{Watering pot}.
(a) A kind of bucket fitted with a rose, or perforated
    nozzle, -- used for watering flowers, paths, etc.
(b) (Zo["o]l.) Any one of several species of marine bivalve
    shells of the genus {Aspergillum}, or {Brechites}. The
    valves are small, and consolidated with the capacious
    calcareous tube which incases the entire animal. The tube
    is closed at the anterior end by a convex disk perforated
    by numerous pores, or tubules, and resembling the rose of
    a watering pot.

{Watering trough}, a trough from which cattle, horses, and
   other animals drink.

 

 

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