denoting a room or apartment provided with only cold running water, often in a building with no central heating: a cold-water flat.
Other definitions for Coldwater (2 of 2)
a river in NW Mississippi, flowing S to the Tallahatchie River. 220 miles (354 km) long.
a river in S Michigan, flowing NE and NW to the St. Joseph River. 25 miles (40 km) long.
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How to use cold-water in a sentence
Further, the Air Force official poured some cold water on the legacy of the Warthog—despite its popularity with the ground troops.
But maybe this is a necessary splash of cold water for gays, too: The era of the gay icon, the old-school diva, is over.Streisand’s Gay Sex Problem, and the Death of the Gay Icon | Tim Teeman | May 23, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
A brand new Washington Post/ABC poll splashed a little cold water across Democratic faces.Here’s What Happens When the GOP Takes Over the Senate | Michael Tomasky | April 30, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The freezing cold water of the lake likely preserved them for the next thousand years.
“I bent over to untie my shoelaces, and I felt an agent pouring cold water on me,” said Adonys, who has filed an asylum request.
Should the vapor not condense well, the test-tube may be immersed in a glass of cold water.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis | James Campbell Todd
Upon these fire-eaters de Robeck has hitherto thrown cold water.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I | Ian Hamilton
Then he would burst rudely into my solitude and while I sopped cold water over his injured members, he would blubber.The Soldier of the Valley | Nelson Lloyd
Starch is insoluble in cold water, but by boiling, it dissolves, forming a thick paste.Elements of Agricultural Chemistry | Thomas Anderson
It dissolves readily in cold water, and is converted into sugar by long continued boiling with acids.Elements of Agricultural Chemistry | Thomas Anderson