water system

wa·ter sys·tem
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [waw-ter, wot-er sis-tuh m]
    • /ˈwɔ tər, ˈwɒt ər ˈsɪs təm/
    • /ˈwɔːtə(r) ˈsɪstəm/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [waw-ter, wot-er sis-tuh m]
    • /ˈwɔ tər, ˈwɒt ər ˈsɪs təm/

Definitions of water system words

  • noun water system a river and all its branches. 1
  • noun water system a system of supplying water, as throughout a metropolitan area. 1
  • noun water system a river and all its tributaries 0
  • noun water system a system for supplying water to a community 0
  • noun water system a river with all its tributaries 0
  • abbreviation WATER SYSTEM water supply 0

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Origin of water system

First appearance:

before 1825
One of the 37% newest English words
First recorded in 1825-35

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Parts of speech for Water system


water system popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 37% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 56% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

water system usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for water system

noun water system

  • drains — Plural form of drain.
  • waterworks — (used with a singular or plural verb) a complete system of reservoirs, pipelines, conduits, etc., by which water is collected, purified, stored, and pumped to urban users.

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