Definitions of waters

  1. United States actress and singer ( 1896- 1977)
  2. Water. A clear, odorless, tasteless liquid that is essential for most animal and plant life and is an excellent solvent for many substances. ( McGraw- Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
  3. Liquor amnii.

Usage examples for waters

  1. " But not so well for the fish in the other waters," remarked Charlie. – Charlie to the Rescue by R.M. Ballantyne
  2. He noticed the woman going into the water, and naturally thought that she was going to bathe; but when he saw her going far into deep waters, some suspicion arose in his mind. – Folk-Tales of Bengal by Lal Behari Day
  3. Perhaps not, Walcott replied, in his low, musical tones, but stolen waters are often sweetest. – At the Time Appointed by A. Maynard Barbour
  4. The waters will be six miles deep. – The Second Deluge by Garrett P. Serviss
  5. It will thus be seen that, when she finally sailed out of English waters, she was very short- handed. – The Voyage of the Aurora by Harry Collingwood
  6. I dinna care for ony o' thae aeryated waters. – St. Cuthbert's by Robert E. Knowles
  7. It is true, earlier feelings would sometimes return, but with no force, and after moving the waters of her quiet spirit for a moment, would tremble into rest. – The Lights and Shadows of Real Life by T.S. Arthur Edition: 10 Language: English
  8. I reached the lake and gazed out upon its quiet waters with satisfaction. – The House of a Thousand Candles by Meredith Nicholson
  9. Then what has troubled the quiet waters of your spirit? – Home Scenes, and Home Influence A Series of Tales and Sketches by T. S. Arthur
  10. There wasn't a yacht on these waters that could show him her heels, not even my own. – A Splendid Hazard by Harold MacGrath
  11. Thence, he being to go out of town to- morrow, to drink Banbury waters, I to the Duke of York, to attend him about business of the Office; and find him mighty free to me, and how he is concerned to mend things in the Navy himself, and not leave it to other people. – Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
  12. Let your rest be perfect in its season, like the rest of waters that are still. – The Intellectual Life by =Philip Gilbert Hamerton
  13. " I thought I saw something yonder far away where Quilla's footsteps make the waters bright," he said, speaking in his own language in which now we often talked together. – The Virgin of the Sun by H. R. Haggard
  14. There's nothing upon the waters or under them that could stand against a thing like that." – The World Peril of 1910 by George Griffith
  15. The other was Helene, and it seemed to me that her eyes met mine across the waters and drew them. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  16. There were waters at Littlebath which she might drink for a month or two with great advantage to her system. – Miss Mackenzie by Anthony Trollope
  17. Hardly a ripple disturbed the waters, and the air kissed the cheek like the touch of an angel's wing. – An I.D.B. in South Africa by Louise Vescelius-Sheldon
  18. It appears most dangerous opposite to Sigtuna, Sweden's old royal city: the lake is broad here; the waves rise as if they were the waters of the ocean; the boats rock- it is fearful to look at! – Pictures of Sweden by Hans Christian Andersen
  19. So he took off a part of the roof, and looked out, and saw that there was dry land all around the ark, and the waters were no longer everywhere. – The Wonder Book of Bible Stories by Compiled by Logan Marshall
  20. I made the waters. – The Literature of the Ancient Egyptians by E. A. Wallis Budge