A clear, colorless, odorless, and tasteless liquid, H2O, essential for most plant and animal life and the most widely used of all solvents. Freezing point 0\u00b0C (32\u00b0F); boiling point 100\u00b0C (212\u00b0F); specific gravity (4\u00b0C) 1.0000; weight per gallon (15\u00b0C) 8.338 pounds (3.782 kilograms). Any of various forms of water: waste water. Naturally occurring mineral water, as at a spa. Often used in the plural. A body of water such as a sea, lake, river, or stream. A particular stretch of sea or ocean, especially that of a state or country: escorted out of British waters. A supply of water: had to turn off the water while repairing the broken drain. A water supply system. Any of the fluids normally secreted from the body, such as urine, perspiration, tears, or saliva. A fluid present in a body part in abnormal quantities as a result of injury or disease: water on the knee. The fluid surrounding a fetus in the uterus; amniotic fluid. An aqueous solution of a substance, especially a gas: ammonia water. A wavy finish or sheen, as of a fabric or metal. The valuation of the assets of a business firm beyond their real value. Stock issued in excess of paid-in capital. The transparency and luster of a gem. A level of excellence. To pour or sprinkle water on; make wet: watered the garden. To give drinking water to. To lead (an animal) to drinking water. To dilute or weaken by adding water: a bar serving whiskey that had been watered. To give a sheen to the surface of (silk, linen, or metal). To increase (the number of shares of stock) without increasing the value of the assets represented. To irrigate (land). To produce or discharge fluid, as from the eyes. To salivate in anticipation of food: The wonderful aroma from the kitchen makes my mouth water.