water

water
I 1. ['wɔːtə(r)]
nome acqua f.

drinking water — acqua potabile

by water — per o via mare; per via fluviale

under water — sott'acqua

at high, low water — con l'alta, la bassa marea

to turn the water on, off — aprire, chiudere il rubinetto

he lives across the water on the mainland — vive sulla terraferma

the wine was flowing like water — il vino scorreva a fiumi

to keep one's head above water — tenere la testa fuori dall'acqua; fig. (financially) stare a galla

2.
nome plurale waters
1) mar. acque f.

international waters — acque internazionali

2) (spa water)

to take the waters — fare una cura termale

3) med. (in obstetrics)

her waters have broken — le si sono rotte le acque

3.
modificatore [glass] da acqua; [jug] dell'acqua, per l'acqua; [tank, filter] per l'acqua; [mill] ad acqua; [bird] acquatico; [snake, shortage] d'acqua; [pump, wheel] idraulico; [pipe, pressure] dell'acqua
••

to spend money like water — avere le mani bucate, spendere e spandere

not to hold water — [theory] fare acqua

II 1. ['wɔːtə(r)]
verbo transitivo annaffiare [lawn, plant]; agr. irrigare [crop, field]; abbeverare [livestock]
2.
verbo intransitivo

the smell of cooking makes my mouth water — l'odore di cucina mi fa venire l'acquolina in bocca

the smoke made her eyes water — il fumo le fece lacrimare gli occhi

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['wo:tə] 1. noun
(a colourless, transparent liquid compound of hydrogen and oxygen, having no taste or smell, which turns to steam when boiled and to ice when frozen: She drank two glasses of water; `Are you going swimming in the sea?' `No, the water's too cold'; Each bedroom in the hotel is supplied with hot and cold running water; (also adjective) The plumber had to turn off the water supply in order to repair the pipe; transport by land and water.) acqua
2. verb
1) (to supply with water: He watered the plants.) innaffiare, annaffiare
2) ((of the mouth) to produce saliva: His mouth watered at the sight of all the food.) avere l'acquolina in bocca
3) ((of the eyes) to fill with tears: The dense smoke made his eyes water.) lacrimare
- watery
- wateriness
- waterborne
- water-closet
- water-colour
- watercress
- waterfall
- waterfowl
- waterfront
- waterhole
- watering-can
- water level
- waterlily
- waterlogged
- water main
- water-melon
- waterproof
3. noun
(a coat made of waterproof material: She was wearing a waterproof.) impermeabile
4. verb
(to make (material) waterproof.) impermeabilizzare
- water-skiing
- water-ski
- watertight
- water vapour
- waterway
- waterwheel
- waterworks
- hold water
- into deep water
- in deep water
- water down
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I 1. ['wɔːtə(r)]
nome acqua f.

drinking water — acqua potabile

by water — per o via mare; per via fluviale

under water — sott'acqua

at high, low water — con l'alta, la bassa marea

to turn the water on, off — aprire, chiudere il rubinetto

he lives across the water on the mainland — vive sulla terraferma

the wine was flowing like water — il vino scorreva a fiumi

to keep one's head above water — tenere la testa fuori dall'acqua; fig. (financially) stare a galla

2.
nome plurale waters
1) mar. acque f.

international waters — acque internazionali

2) (spa water)

to take the waters — fare una cura termale

3) med. (in obstetrics)

her waters have broken — le si sono rotte le acque

3.
modificatore [glass] da acqua; [jug] dell'acqua, per l'acqua; [tank, filter] per l'acqua; [mill] ad acqua; [bird] acquatico; [snake, shortage] d'acqua; [pump, wheel] idraulico; [pipe, pressure] dell'acqua
••

to spend money like water — avere le mani bucate, spendere e spandere

not to hold water — [theory] fare acqua

II 1. ['wɔːtə(r)]
verbo transitivo annaffiare [lawn, plant]; agr. irrigare [crop, field]; abbeverare [livestock]
2.
verbo intransitivo

the smell of cooking makes my mouth water — l'odore di cucina mi fa venire l'acquolina in bocca

the smoke made her eyes water — il fumo le fece lacrimare gli occhi


English-Italian dictionary. 2013.

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