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waterborne

[ waw-ter-bawrn, -bohrn, wot-er- ]
/ ˈwɔ tərˌbɔrn, -ˌboʊrn, ˈwɒt ər- /
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adjective
floating or moving on water; supported by water: The ship was waterborne ten months after the keel was laid.
transported by ship or boat: waterborne commerce.
communicated by water, especially drinking water: waterborne diseases.
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Origin of waterborne

First recorded in 1550–60; water + borne1
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British Dictionary definitions for waterborne

waterborne
/ (ˈwɔːtəˌbɔːn) /

adjective
floating or travelling on water
(of a disease, etc) transported or transmitted by water
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