water-loving


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Adj.1.water-loving - (of plants) flourishing with lots of water
healthy - having or indicating good health in body or mind; free from infirmity or disease; "a rosy healthy baby"; "staying fit and healthy"
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There was a grove of water-loving poplars planted in a circle all round it, and the clear cold water came down to it from a rock high up, {143} while above the fountain there was an altar to the nymphs, at which all wayfarers used to sacrifice.
The dry spell is particularly problematic for the country because rice, the staple food of Filipinos, is a water-loving crop.
These fibers are made using two different synthetic materials, one being hydrophilic (water-loving) and the other one is hydrophobic (water-repelling).
These froth layers exit the cell, leaving hydrophilic (water-loving) particles called tailings behind.
One portion of the molecule of the surfactant is polar and water-loving and the other portion of the molecule is hydrophobic or water fearing.
The level of the zoo's disinterest in its charges can easily be gauged: the bear lived alone in a small enclosure, the elephant Kavaan has been without a mate for six years and is housed in an inadequate shelter, and the ponds for water-loving birds are dirty and full of algae.
Planting a little bog garden with water-loving plants such as papyrus and elephant's ear makes a fun project for older kids.
Its unspoilt coves come with the option of a quick, refreshing dip in the sea for water-loving pups, because it's one of the few beaches open to dogs all year round.
Dahab is the perfect destination for water-loving people, it is a place where there is an abundance of swimming, snorkelling, and diving varieties