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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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The natives were there, more numerous than on the day before-- five or six hundred perhaps--some of them, profiting by the low water, had come on to the coral, at less than two cable-lengths from the Nautilus.
The boats were very uncertain in low water in these primitive times.
"The fortunes of that monarch now are at low water. He shed the blood of Strafford; that confirms what I said just now -- blood will have blood.
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. Now and then long lists of figures were given him to add up.