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low water

n.
1. The lowest level of water in a body of water, such as a river, lake, or reservoir.
2. See low tide.

low′-wa′ter adj.

low water

n
1. (Physical Geography) another name for low tide1
2. (Physical Geography) the state of any stretch of water at its lowest level
3. a situation of difficulty or point of least success, excellence, etc
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Noun1.low water - the lowest (farthest) ebb of the tidelow water - the lowest (farthest) ebb of the tide
tide - the periodic rise and fall of the sea level under the gravitational pull of the moon
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In low water these neat narrow-edged dikes project four or five inches above the surface, like the comb of a submerged roof, but in high water they are overflowed.
The boats were very uncertain in low water in these primitive times.
Now and then Philip with one of the more experienced clerks went out to audit the accounts of some firm: he came to know which of the clients must be treated with respect and which were in low water.