Waterworks Definition

Define what is Waterworks?

1. water company, waterworks (noun)

a public utility that provides water.

    Synonyms: water company
    Hypernyms

    public-service corporation, public utility, public utility company, utility noun
    a company that performs a public service; subject to government regulation.

    2. waterworks (noun)

    workplace where water is stored and purified and distributed for a community.

      Hypernyms

      workplace, work noun
      a place where work is done.

      Nearby Terms

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      (of rocks especially) worn smooth by the action of water

      watery (adjective satellite)
      filled with water

      watery-eyed (adjective satellite)
      with eyes full of tears

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      a telephone line;long distance service at fixed rates for fixed zones; an acronym for wide area telephone service

      WATS line (noun)
      a telephone line;long distance service at fixed rates for fixed zones; an acronym for wide area telephone service

      Watson (noun)
      United States telephone engineer who assisted Alexander Graham Bell in his experiments (1854-1934)

      Watt (noun)
      a unit of power equal to 1 joule per second; the power dissipated by a current of 1 ampere flowing across a resistance of 1 ohm

      watt second (noun)
      a unit of electrical energy equal to the work done when a current of one ampere passes through a resistance of one ohm for one second

      watt-hour (noun)
      a unit of energy equal to the power of one watt operating for one hour

      wattage (noun)
      the product of voltage and current

      Watteau (noun)
      French painter (1684-1721)

      wattle (noun)
      a fleshy wrinkled and often brightly colored fold of skin hanging from the neck or throat of certain birds (chickens and turkeys) or lizards

      wattle and daub (noun)
      building material consisting of interwoven rods and twigs covered with clay

      wattmeter (noun)
      an instrument for measuring in watts the flow of power in an electrical circuit

      Watts (noun)
      English poet and theologian (1674-1748)