above-water

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

above +‎ water

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /əˈbʌv ˈwɑ.tɚ/, /əˈbʌv ˈwɔ.tɚ/

Adjective[edit]

above-water (comparative more above-water, superlative most above-water)

  1. Above the surface of the water.
  2. Above the waterline of a ship.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Philip Babcock Gove (editor), Webster's Third International Dictionary of the English Language, Unabridged (G. & C. Merriam Co., 1976 [1909], ISBN 0-87779-101-5), page 5