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Definition of "body of water" [body of water]

  • Used other than as an idiom: see body,‎ of,‎ water. (noun)
  • Any significant accumulation of water, usually covering the Earth or another planet, such as a river, lake or a bay. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "body of water" in a sentence
  • "Further south in the Rift Valley is Lake Tanganyika, a long narrow body of water forming the boundary between Tanzania and Zaire."
  • "His main base was the Bay of Ambracia; this vast, rambling, almost landlocked body of water had a mouth into the Adriatic less than one mile wide."
  • "Between Sicily and the Italian mainland lies a body of water that is one of the worlds more dramatic and dangerous because of its fast current and treacherous riptides."