What is In deep water?
In deep water definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
a transparent, odorless, tasteless liquid, a compound of hydrogen and oxygen, H2O, freezing at 32A?F or 0A?C and boiling at 212A?F or 100A?C, that in a more or less impure state constitutes rain, oceans, lakes, rivers, etc.: it contains 11.188 percent hydrogen and 88.812 percent oxygen, by weight.
a special form or variety of this liquid, as rain.
Often waters. this liquid in an impure state as obtained from a mineral spring: Last year we went to Marienbad for the waters.
the liquid content of a river, inlet, etc., with reference to its relative height, especially as dependent on tide: a difference of 20 feet between high and low water.
the surface of a stream, river, lake, ocean, etc.: above, below, or on the water.
waters, flowing water, or water moving in waves: The river’s mighty waters. the sea or seas bordering a particular country or continent or located in a particular part of the world: We left San Diego and sailed south for Mexican waters.
a liquid solution or preparation, especially one used for cosmetic purposes: lavender water; lemon water.
Often waters. Medicine/Medical. amniotic fluid. the bag of waters; amnion: Her water broke at 2 a.m.
any of various solutions of volatile or gaseous substances in water: ammonia water.
any liquid or aqueous organic secretion, exudation, humor, or the like, as tears, perspiration, or urine.
Finance. fictitious assets or the inflated values they give to the stock of a corporation.
a wavy, lustrous pattern or marking, as on silk fabrics or metal surfaces.
(formerly) the degree of transparency and brilliancy of a diamond or other precious stone.
take water, (of a boat) to allow water to enter through leaks or portholes or over the side.
verb (used with object)
to sprinkle, moisten, or drench with water: to water the flowers; to water a street.
to supply (animals) with water for drinking.
to furnish with a supply of water, as a ship.
to furnish water to (a region), as by streams; supply (land) with water, as by irrigation: The valley is watered by a branch of the Colorado River. Our land is watered by the All-American Canal.
to dilute, weaken, soften, or adulterate with, or as with, water (often followed by down): to water soup; to water down an unfavorable report.
Finance. to issue or increase the par value of (shares of stock) without having the assets to warrant doing so (often followed by down).
to produce a wavy, lustrous pattern, marking, or finish on (fabrics, metals, etc.): watered silk.
verb (used without object)
to discharge, fill with, or secrete water or liquid, as the eyes when irritated, or as the mouth at the sight or thought of tempting food.
to drink water, as an animal.
to take in a supply of water, as a ship: Our ship will water at Savannah.
of or relating to water in any way: a water journey.
holding, or designed to hold, water: a water jug.
worked or powered by water: a water turbine.
heating, pumping, or circulating water (often used in combination): hot-water furnace; city waterworks.
used in or on water: water skis.
containing or prepared with water, as for hardening or dilution: water mortar.
located or occurring on, in, or by water: water music; water frontage.
residing by or in, or ruling over, water: water people; water deities.