Word of the day
water
  1. Noun
    • (uncountable) A substance (of molecular formula H₂O) found at room temperature and pressure as a clear liquid; it is present naturally as rain, and found in rivers, lakes and seas; its solid form is ice and its gaseous form is steam.
    • (alchemy, philosophy) The aforementioned liquid, considered one of the Classical elements or basic elements of alchemy.
    • (often in the plural) Any body of water, or a specific part of it.
    • A combination of water and other substance(s).
    • (figuratively, in the plural or in the singular) A state of affairs; conditions; usually with an adjective indicating an adverse condition.
    • (colloquial, figuratively) A person's intuition.
    • (uncountable, dated, finance) Excess valuation of securities.
    • The limpidity and lustre of a precious stone, especially a diamond.
    • A wavy, lustrous pattern or decoration such as is imparted to linen, silk, metals, etc.
  2. Verb
    • (transitive) To pour water into the soil surrounding (plants).
    • (transitive) To wet or supply with water; to moisten; to overflow with water; to irrigate.
    • (transitive) To provide (animals) with water for drinking.
    • (intransitive) To get or take in water.
    • (transitive, colloquial) To urinate onto.
    • (transitive) To dilute.
    • (transitive, dated, finance) To overvalue (securities), especially through deceptive accounting.
    • (intransitive) To fill with or secrete water.
    • (transitive) To wet and calender, as cloth, so as to impart to it a lustrous appearance in wavy lines; to diversify with wavelike lines.
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  • He is now wealthily retired except for his activity as owner of the Marlins but he doesnt plan to stay permanent so he is considering "two or three" other enterprises.