low water


noun

water at its lowest level, as in a river.

Nearby words

  1. low road,
  2. low sunday,
  3. low tech,
  4. low technology,
  5. low tide,
  6. low wine,
  7. low, seth,
  8. low-alcohol,
  9. low-angle shot,
  10. low-budget

Origin of low water

First recorded in 1520–30

Related formslow-wa·ter, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for low water

low water

noun

another name for low tide (def. 1)
the state of any stretch of water at its lowest level
a situation of difficulty or point of least success, excellence, etc
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