Synonyms and related words:
adulteration, affusion, aspergation, aspersion, baptism, bastardizing, bath, bathing, bedewing, contamination, corruption, cutting, dampening, damping, debasement, deluge, dewing, dilution, doctoring, drenching, drowning, excretory, flooding, fortifying, hosing, hosing down, humectant, humidification, immersion, inundation, irrigation, irrigational, irriguous, lachrymal, lachrymose, lacing, lacrimatory, lactational, lacteal, lacteous, laving, moistening, pollution, rheumy, rinsing, salivant, salivary, salivous, secretional, secretive, secretory, seminal, serous, sialagogic, soaking, sopping, sparging, spattering, spermatic, spiking, splashing, splattering, spraying, sprinkling, submersion, swashing, watery, wetting

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • Watering — s. Verwässerung des Anlagekapitales …   Enzyklopädie des Eisenbahnwesens

  • watering — n. the act or an instance of supplying water or (of an animal) obtaining water. Phrases and idioms: watering can a portable container with a long spout usu. ending in a perforated sprinkler, for watering plants. watering hole 1 a pool of water… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Wätering — WäteringVorlage:Infobox Fluss/GKZ fehlt Lage Landkreis Diepholz, Niedersachsen Flusssystem WeserVorlage:Infobox Fluss/FLUSSSYSTEM falsch Abfluss über …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Watering — Water Wa ter, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Watered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Watering}.] [AS. w[ae]terian, gew[ae]terian.] [1913 Webster] 1. To wet or supply with water; to moisten; to overflow with water; to irrigate; as, to water land; to water flowers. [1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • watering — 1. adjective Used to water. 2. noun An act of watering. The plants receive regular waterings …   Wiktionary

  • watering — noun Watering is used before these nouns: ↑can, ↑trough …   Collocations dictionary

  • watering — /waw teuhr ing, wot euhr /, n. 1. the act of a person or thing that waters. 2. a watered appearance on silk or other fabric. adj. 3. supplying water or used to water. 4. pertaining to medicinal springs or to a seabathing resort. [bef. 1000; ME (n …   Universalium

  • watering — wa·ter·ing || wÉ”tÉ™rɪŋ , wÉ‘ / wɔː n. irrigation, sprinkling or saturating with water; act of giving drinking water (especially to animals); fabric with wavy or glistening appearance (especially silk) adj. providing water; of or pertaining …   English contemporary dictionary

  • watering — /ˈwɔtərɪŋ/ (say wawtuhring) noun 1. the act of someone or something that waters. 2. a watered appearance on silk, etc. –adjective 3. that waters. 4. relating to medicinal springs or a sea bathing resort. {defs 1 and 2 (noun) water + ing1; defs 3… …   Australian English dictionary

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