Dictionary.com

water-inch

[ waw-ter-inch, wot-er- ]
/ ˈwɔ tərˈɪntʃ, ˈwɒt ər- /
Save This Word!

noun Hydraulics.
the quantity of water (approx. 500 cubic feet) discharged in 24 hours through a circular opening of one inch diameter leading from a reservoir in which the water is constantly only high enough to cover the orifice.
QUIZ
SHALL WE PLAY A "SHALL" VS. "SHOULD" CHALLENGE?
Should you take this quiz on “shall” versus “should”? It should prove to be a quick challenge!
Question 1 of 6
Which form is used to state an obligation or duty someone has?

Origin of water-inch

First recorded in 1850–55
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use water-inch in a sentence

FEEDBACK