The fall of 1912 was a watershed for the 31-year-old Picasso.
She clarified that there was no watershed moment when she decided to move into films.
Herman said he thought the Singer case could be a “watershed moment” for Hollywood.
In a watershed moment, Geraldine Ferraro became the first woman to appear on a major party ticket.
That event Monday night has got to be a watershed moment for a movement once treated with open skepticism by the mainstream media.
To the North the view extended right up to the watershed of the Brahmaputra, 80 to 100 miles distant.
The watershed of the Sutlej and Jamna runs through the tract.
The watershed between the river and Fingal's Creek is here only a high swell, and straight toward the west it is level as a floor.
Wilkes, in fact, seemed to be a watershed in early politics.
A few years ago planting was undertaken on the watershed of the Colorado Springs, Colorado, reservoir.
"line separating waters flowing into different rivers," 1803, from water (n.1) + shed "ridge of high ground between two valleys or lower ground, a divide" in the topographical sense, perhaps from shed (v.) in its extended noun sense of "the part of the hair of the head" (14c.). A loan-translation of German Wasser-scheide. Figurative sense is attested from 1878. Meaning "ground of a river system" is from 1878.
watershed wa·ter·shed (wô'tər-shěd')
A ridge between two areas that directs drainage to either side.
The area of marginal blood flow at the extreme periphery of a vascular bed.
Ridges of the lumbar vetebrae and the pelvic brim formed in the abdominal cavity, which determine the direction in which a free effusion will gravitate when the body is supine.
A ridge of high land dividing two areas that are drained by different river systems. On one side of a watershed, rivers and streams flow in one direction; on the other side they flow in another direction. Also, the area drained by a water system.
Note: By extension, a “watershed” is a critical point that serves as a dividing line: “The parties reached a watershed in the contract negotiations.”