Wordlist: Oceans, lakes and rivers - List 3

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channel
 
the physical confine of a river or slough, consisting of a bed and banks
 
English Channel
 
an arm of the Atlantic Ocean that separates Great Britain from northern France, and joins the North Sea to the Atlantic
 
canal
 
an artificial waterway, often connecting one body of water with another
 
stream
 
a small river; a narrow body of moving water confined by banks
 
current
 
the part of a fluid that moves continuously in a certain direction
 
tide
 
the periodic change of the sea level, particularly when caused by the gravitational influence of the sun and the moon
 
low tide
 
the tide at its lowest level for a particular tidal cycle at a certain place
 
high tide
 
the natural tide at its highest level for a particular tidal cycle at a certain place
 
ice
 
water in frozen (solid) form
 
iceberg
 
a huge mass of ocean-floating ice which has broken off a glacier or ice shelf
 
snow
 
the frozen, crystalline state of water that falls as precipitation
 
island
 
a contiguous area of land, smaller than a continent, totally surrounded by water
 
peninsula
 
a piece of land projecting into water from a larger land mass
 
 
  • channel
    • channel, channels['tʃænəl](noun)
    • Definition:
      • the physical confine of a river or slough, consisting of a bed and banks
    • Example:
      • The water coming out of the waterwheel created a standing wave in the channel.
    • English Channel(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • an arm of the Atlantic Ocean that separates Great Britain from northern France, and joins the North Sea to the Atlantic
    • Example:
      • The English Channel is the smallest of the shallow seas around the continental shelf of Europe.
  • canal
    • canal, canals[kæ'nəl](noun)
    • Definition:
      • an artificial waterway, often connecting one body of water with another
    • Example:
      • The Muzza Canal in Lombardy, Italy is one of the oldest European irrigation canals.
  • stream
    • stream, streams[striːm](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a small river; a narrow body of moving water confined by banks
    • Example:
      • The river close to our house used to be only a narrow stream.
      • Synonym(s):
        brook
  • current
    • current, currents[ˈkʌɹɛnt](noun)
    • Definition:
      • the part of a fluid that moves continuously in a certain direction
    • Example:
      • Be careful, the current is quite dangerous today!
    • tide, tides[taɪd](noun)
    • Definition:
      • the periodic change of the sea level, particularly when caused by the gravitational influence of the sun and the moon
    • Example:
      • The tides occur with a period of approximately 12 hours and 25 minutes.
  • low tide
    • low tide, low tides(noun)
    • Definition:
      • the tide at its lowest level for a particular tidal cycle at a certain place
    • Example:
      • Most coastal areas experience two low tides per day.
      • Antonym(s):
        high tide
  • high tide
    • high tide, high tides(noun)
    • Definition:
      • the natural tide at its highest level for a particular tidal cycle at a certain place
    • Example:
      • Most coastal areas experience two high tides and two low tides per day.
      • Antonym(s):
        low tide
  • ice
    • ice[aɪs](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • water in frozen (solid) form
    • Example:
      • Sea ice is largely formed from seawater that freezes.
  • iceberg
    • iceberg, icebergs['aɪsbɜːɡ](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a huge mass of ocean-floating ice which has broken off a glacier or ice shelf
    • Example:
      • The Titanic hit an iceberg and sank.
  • snow
    • snow[snəʊ](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • the frozen, crystalline state of water that falls as precipitation
    • Example:
      • We've had a lot of snow this year.
  • island
    • island, islands[ˈaɪlænd](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a contiguous area of land, smaller than a continent, totally surrounded by water
    • Example:
      • Fiji is an island nation in the South Pacific Ocean.
  • peninsula
    • peninsula, peninsulas[ˈpə.nɪns.jə.lə](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a piece of land projecting into water from a larger land mass
    • Example:
      • Florida is a large peninsula in the south of the United Sates of America.
 

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        peninsula
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        current
        the part of a fluid that moves continuously in a certain direction
        ice
        water in frozen (solid) form
        low tide
        the tide at its lowest level for a particular tidal cycle at a certain place
        peninsula
        a piece of land projecting into water from a larger land mass
        island
        a contiguous area of land, smaller than a continent, totally surrounded by water
        stream
        a small river; a narrow body of moving water confined by banks
        snow
        the frozen, crystalline state of water that falls as precipitation
        tide
        the periodic change of the sea level, particularly when caused by the gravitational influence of the sun and the moon
        channel
        the physical confine of a river or slough, consisting of a bed and banks
        iceberg
        a huge mass of ocean-floating ice which has broken off a glacier or ice shelf
        canal
        an artificial waterway, often connecting one body of water with another
        English Channel
        an arm of the Atlantic Ocean that separates Great Britain from northern France, and joins the North Sea to the Atlantic
        high tide
        the natural tide at its highest level for a particular tidal cycle at a certain place
         
         
         

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        peninsula
        a piece of land projecting into water from a larger land mass
        channel
        the physical confine of a river or slough, consisting of a bed and banks
        canal
        an artificial waterway, often connecting one body of water with another
        stream
        a small river; a narrow body of moving water confined by banks
        snow
        the frozen, crystalline state of water that falls as precipitation
        island
        a contiguous area of land, smaller than a continent, totally surrounded by water
        high tide
        the natural tide at its highest level for a particular tidal cycle at a certain place
        ice
        water in frozen (solid) form
        iceberg
        a huge mass of ocean-floating ice which has broken off a glacier or ice shelf
        low tide
        the tide at its lowest level for a particular tidal cycle at a certain place
        current
        the part of a fluid that moves continuously in a certain direction
         
         
         
         

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