[ kleer-waw-ter, -wot-er ]

  1. a city in W Florida.

  2. a river in NW Saskatchewan and NE Alberta, Canada, flowing SE and SW to the Athabasca River. 230 miles (370 km) long.

  1. a river in N Idaho, flowing W from the Bitterroot Range to the Snake River. 90 miles (145 km) long. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use Clearwater in a sentence

  • Have ready in a wash-kettle, a strong cold lather of clear water and white Castile soap.

  • Mark soon halted by a pool of clear water, and undid the roll behind his saddle, from which he took various articles.

  • He dragged the blackened brush through a vessel of clear water, then brandished it like the madman Mata thought him.

    The Dragon Painter | Mary McNeil Fenollosa
  • The pole was then set across the hole, and the bait allowed to sink down through the clear water.

  • He will eat a plateful of gazpacho or puchero, a sardine, half a roll of bread, and drink clear water as often as wine.

    Spanish Life in Town and Country | L. Higgin and Eugne E. Street