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Webster 1913 Edition


Watering

Wa′ter-ing

,
Adj.
&
Noun.
from
Water
,
Verb.
Watering call
(Mil.)
,
a sound of trumpet or bugle summoning cavalry soldiers to assemble for the purpose of watering their horses.
Watering cart
,
a sprinkling cart. See
Water
.
Watering place
.
(a)
A place where water may be obtained, as for a ship, for cattle, etc.
(b)
A place where there are springs of medicinal water, or a place by the sea, or by some large body of water, to which people resort for bathing, recreation, boating, etc.
Watering pot
.
(a)
A kind of bucket fitted with a rose, or perforated nozzle, – used for watering flowers, paths, etc.
(b)
(Zool.)
Any one of several species of marine bivalve shells of the genus
Aspergillum
, or
Brechites
. The valves are small, and consolidated with the capacious calcareous tube which incases the entire animal. The tube is closed at the anterior end by a convex disk perforated by numerous pores, or tubules, and resembling the rose of a watering pot.
Watering trough
,
a trough from which cattle, horses, and other animals drink.

Webster 1828 Edition


Watering

WATERING

,
ppr.
Overflowing; sprinkling or wetting with water; supplying with water; giving water for drink; giving a way appearance to.

WATERING

,
Noun.
1.
The act of overflowing or sprinkling with water; the act of supplying with water for drink or other purposes; the act of wetting and calendering for giving luster to, as cloth.
2.
The place where water is supplied.

Definition 2022


watering

watering

English

Noun

watering (plural waterings)

  1. An act of watering.
    The plants receive regular waterings.

Translations

Verb

watering

  1. present participle of water

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