freshwater meaning


    Definition of freshwater in English Dictionary

  • NounPLfreshwatersSUF-ter
    1. A body of fresh water.
    2. Adjective
      1. Living in fresh water.
        1. freshwater fish
      2. (nautical) Unskilled as seaman.
        1. freshwater sailor
    3. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • We developed and tested a DNA metabarcoding protocol that utilises the standard cytochrome c oxidase subunit I (COI) barcoding fragment to detect freshwater macroinvertebrate taxa.
        • Ich is one of the most common diseases of freshwater fish.
        • This has also been shown in a freshwater macrophyte, where induced antifeeding defense was accompanied by an induction of antimicrobial defense [42 ].
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Adjectives
        • Uncomparable adjectives
        • Nouns
          • Countable nouns
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        Source: Wiktionary

        Meaning of freshwater for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this word "freshwater" is an adjective, more specifically, an uncomparable adjective. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
        Difficultness: Level 6
        Easy     ➨     Difficult
        Definiteness: Level 1
        Definite    ➨     Versatile