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Definition of "watermark" []

  • A mark showing the greatest height to which water has risen. (noun)
  • A line indicating the heights of high and low tide. (noun)
  • A translucent design impressed on paper during manufacture and visible when the paper is held to the light. (noun)
  • The metal pattern that produces this design. (noun)
  • To mark (paper) with a watermark. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "watermark" in a sentence
  • "The book, the cover of which ripples with the watermark from a dollar bill, was, Child says, greatly influence by films such as High Society."
  • "The artifact fields allow the user to search using information about the work the watermark is found in such as repository institution, country, format, author, etc."
  • "Given several marked files, an attacker can locate all or most of the places the watermark is hidden, which is again the first step in removing the watermark."