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 (wīt′wô′tər, -wŏt′ər, hwīt′-)
n. also white water
Turbulent or frothy water, as in rapids or surf.
adj. also white-water
Of, relating to, intended for, or taking place on whitewater, especially in river rapids: whitewater rafting.
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white water

1. (Physical Geography) a stretch of water with a broken foamy surface, as in rapids
2. (Physical Geography) light-coloured sea water, esp over shoals or shallows
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white′ wa′ter

1. frothy water, as in whitecaps and rapids.
2. light-colored seawater over a shoal or sandy bottom.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.white water - frothy water as in rapids or waterfallswhite water - frothy water as in rapids or waterfalls
foam, froth - a mass of small bubbles formed in or on a liquid; "the beer had a thick head of foam"
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But suddenly in the distance, they saw a great heap of tumultuous white water, and soon after news came from aloft that one or both the boats must be fast.
The sea was calm except for the white water at our bows and the two long radiating swells running far off into the distance upon either hand astern, forming a great V which our propellers filled with choppy waves.
He is the most gamesome and light-hearted of all the whales, making more gay foam and white water generally than any other of them.
The river - with the sunlight flashing from its dancing wavelets, gilding gold the grey-green beech- trunks, glinting through the dark, cool wood paths, chasing shadows o'er the shallows, flinging diamonds from the mill-wheels, throwing kisses to the lilies, wantoning with the weirs' white waters, silvering moss-grown walls and bridges, brightening every tiny townlet, making sweet each lane and meadow, lying tangled in the rushes, peeping, laughing, from each inlet, gleaming gay on many a far sail, making soft the air with glory - is a golden fairy stream.
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