wa·ter/ˈwɔtər, ˈwɒtər/ [waw-ter, wot-er]
1. A transparent, odorless, tasteless liquid, a compound of hydrogen and oxygen, H 2 O, freezing at 32°F or 0°C and boiling at 212°F or 100°C, that in a more or less impure state constitutes rain, oceans, lakes, rivers, etc.: it contains 11.188 percent hydrogen and 88.812 percent oxygen, by weight.
2. Aspecial form or variety of this liquid, as rain.
3. Often, waters. This liquid in an impure state as obtained from a mineral spring.