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Definition of "lakes" []

  • Plural form of lake. (noun)
  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of lake. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "lakes" in a sentence
  • "These arrests in the downward motion of water, which we term lakes, are exceedingly numerous; their proper discussion would, indeed, require a considerable volume."
  • "Ceylon the position of eight promontories upon its coast, the mouths of five principal rivers, four bays, and harbours; and in the interior he had ascertained that there were thirteen provincial divisions, and nineteen towns, besides two emporiums on the coast; five great estuaries which he terms lakes [2], two bays, and two chains of mountains, one of them surrounding Adam's Peak, which he designates as Maloea -- the name by which the hills that environ it are known in the _Mahawanso_."
  • "We will also be discussing the effects of CO2 and nutrient runoff, and how it leads to the overproduction of algae in lakes, leading to changes in water quality."