"The liquid that descends from the clouds as rain, forms streams, lakes, and seas, and is a major constituent of all living matter and that when pure is an odourless, tasteless, very slightly compressible liquid oxide of hydrogen H2O which appears bluish in thick layers, freezes at 0° C and boils at 100° C, has a maximum density at 4° C and a high specific heat, is feebly ionized to hydrogen and hydroxyl ions, and is a poor conductor of electricity and a good solvent" (Merriam-Webster, 2019)

Water is a natural resource on Earth. According to the Cambridge Dictionary water is "a clear liquid, without colour or taste, that falls from the sky as rain and is necessary for animal and plant life" (Cambridge Dictionary, 2020).

Water can be looked at from various perspectives. Many disciplines work study water, such as physics, biology and chemistry, meteorology, etc.

Have a look at our glossary to search for various water-related terms and their definitions.


Cambridge Dictrionary. 2020. https://dictionary.cambridge.org/de/worterbuch/englisch/water

Merriam-Webster. "Water", Entry 1(a). (2019). Link: https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/water

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