water closet


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water closet

n. Abbr. WC
A room or booth containing a toilet and often a washbowl.

water closet

n
1. (Furniture) a lavatory flushed by water
2. a small room that has a lavatory
Usually abbreviated to: WC

wa′ter clos`et


n.
1. an enclosed room or compartment containing a toilet bowl fitted with a mechanism for flushing.
2. bathroom.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.water closet - a toilet in Britainwater closet - a toilet in Britain      
john, lav, lavatory, privy, toilet, bathroom, can - a room or building equipped with one or more toilets
Translations

water closet

n (Brit) (frm) → water closet m inv
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