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water level

n.
1. The level of the surface of a body of water.
2. Geology See water table.
3. The water line of a ship.

water level

n
1. the level reached by the surface of a body of water
2. (Nautical Terms) the water line of a boat or ship

wa′ter lev`el


n.
1. the surface level of any body of water.
2. the level to which a vessel is immersed; water line.
[1555–65]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.water level - the level of the surface of a body of waterwater level - the level of the surface of a body of water
elevation - distance of something above a reference point (such as sea level); "there was snow at the higher elevations"
sea level - level of the ocean's surface (especially that halfway between mean high and low tide); used as a standard in reckoning land elevation or sea depth
2.water level - underground surface below which the ground is wholly saturated with waterwater level - underground surface below which the ground is wholly saturated with water; "spring rains had raised the water table"
geological formation, formation - (geology) the geological features of the earth
3.water level - a line corresponding to the surface of the water when the vessel is afloat on an even keelwater level - a line corresponding to the surface of the water when the vessel is afloat on an even keel; often painted on the hull of a ship
line - a spatial location defined by a real or imaginary unidimensional extent
load line, Plimsoll, Plimsoll line, Plimsoll mark - waterlines to show the level the water should reach when the ship is properly loaded
4.water level - a water gauge that shows the level by showing the surface of the water in a trough or U-shaped tube
water gage, water gauge, water glass - gauge for indicating the level of water in e.g. a tank or boiler or reservoir
Translations
مُسْتَوى سَطْح الماء
vandstand
vízszint
vatnsborî
vodná hladina
su düzeyi

water level

nlivello dell'acqua; (of flood) → livello delle acque

water

(ˈwoːtə) noun
a colourless, transparent liquid compound of hydrogen and oxygen, having no taste or smell, which turns to steam when boiled and to ice when frozen. She drank two glasses of water; `Are you going swimming in the sea?' `No, the water's too cold'; Each bedroom in the hotel is supplied with hot and cold running water; (also adjective) The plumber had to turn off the water supply in order to repair the pipe; transport by land and water.
verb
1. to supply with water. He watered the plants.
2. (of the mouth) to produce saliva. His mouth watered at the sight of all the food.
3. (of the eyes) to fill with tears. The dense smoke made his eyes water.
ˈwaters noun plural
a body of water such as the sea, a river etc. the stormy waters of the bay.
ˈwatery adjective
1. like water; diluted. a watery fluid.
2. (of eyes) full of fluid eg because of illness, cold winds etc.
3. (of a colour) pale. eyes of a watery blue.
ˈwateriness noun

water boatman

a water insect with oarlike back legs that propel it through the water.
ˈwaterborne adjective
carried or transmitted by water. Typhoid is a waterborne disease.
ˈwater-closet noun
(abbreviation WC (dabljuˈsiː) ) a lavatory.
ˈwater-colour noun
a type of paint which is thinned with water instead of with oil.
ˈwatercress noun
a herb which grows in water and is often used in salads.
ˈwaterfall noun
a natural fall of water from a height such as a rock or a cliff.
ˈwaterfowl noun or noun plural
a bird or birds which live on or beside water.
ˈwaterfront noun
that part of a town etc which faces the sea or a lake. He lives on the waterfront.
ˈwaterhole noun
a spring or other place where water can be found in a desert or other dry country. The elephant drank from the waterhole.
ˈwatering-can noun
a container used when watering plants.
water level
the level of the surface of a mass of water. The water level in the reservoir is sinking/rising.
ˈwaterlilyplural ˈwaterlilies noun
a water plant with broad flat floating leaves.
ˈwaterlogged adjective
(of ground) soaked in water.
water main
a large underground pipe carrying a public water supply.
ˈwater-melon
a type of melon with green skin and red flesh.
ˈwaterproof adjective
not allowing water to soak through. waterproof material.
noun
a coat made of waterproof material. She was wearing a waterproof.
verb
to make (material) waterproof.
ˈwatershed noun
an area of high land from which rivers flow in different directions into different basins.
ˈwater-skiing noun
the sport of skiing on water, towed by a motor-boat.
ˈwater-ski verb
ˈwatertight adjective
made in such a way that water cannot pass through.
water vapour
water in the form of a gas, produced by evaporation.
ˈwaterway noun
a channel, eg a canal or river, along which ships can sail.
ˈwaterwheel noun
a wheel moved by water to work machinery etc.
ˈwaterworks noun singular or plural
a place in which water is purified and stored before distribution to an area.
hold water
to be convincing. His explanation won't hold water.
in(to) deep water
in(to) trouble or danger. I got into deep water during that argument.
water down
to dilute. This milk has been watered down.
References in classic literature ?
From the point the shore curved away, more and more to the south and west, until at last it disclosed a cove within the cove, a little land-locked harbour, the water level as a pond, broken only by tiny ripples where vagrant breaths and wisps of the storm hurtled down from over the frowning wall of rock that backed the beach a hundred feet inshore.
The water level of Tarbela dam has reached to 1390.
developed the simulation method to predict the water level around the air intake area using CFD and identified the factors determining the water level using multiple regression analysis [1].
The normal water level of the La Mesa reservoir is from 79 to 80 meters.
Mountis said that he hoped the rainy season would soon start so that the water level would rise, but in the meantime no more water supply should leave the reservoir.
The Irrigation Department sources said that the water level in the dam near the metropolis could receive more rainwater as the rainy weather in the area would last till September 15.
One method for measuring water levels in drainage pipes uses fiber optics; however, it is necessary to lay dedicated cables to the measuring point, requiring high deployment costs.
Once the water level recedes, the bridge will be opened to rail traffic," the official said.
As of this writing, it has surpassed its normal high water level of 212 meters by 1.
The existing flooding maps, operational water level forecasts, and warning systems often ignore wave setup.
Increasing water level in Bulgarian dams led to releasing waters from the reservoirs which have caused to risen on the water levels in River Maritsa and River Tunca and triggered a havoc across the Turkish eastern province of Edirne where Maritsa flow across.
The city of Lom will be one of the first places to be flooded if the water level rises further, exceeding 940 centimeters.