• Gulf (Substantives), bay, inlet, bight, estuary, arm of the sea, armlet, sound, frith, firth, fiord, lough, lagoon, cove, creek, strait, Euripus.
  • (Adjective). Estuarine.

    Lake (Substantives), loch, mere, tarn, llyn, plash, broad, pond, dew-pond, pool, puddle, well, standing water, dead water, a sheet of water, fish-pond, ditch, dike, backwater.

    (Adjective). Lacustrine.

  • Plain (Substantives), table-land, open country, the face of the country, champaign country, basin, downs, waste, wild, weald, steppe, pampas, savanna, llano, prairie, heath, common, wold, moor, moorland, the bush; plateau, flat.
  • (Phrase). A weary waste.

    Meadow, mead, haugh, pasturage, park, field, lawn, terrace, esplanade, sward, turf, sod, heather, lea, grounds, pleasure-grounds, playing-fields.

    (Adjectives). Alluvial, champaign, lawny.

  • Marsh (Substantives), swamp, morass, moss, fen, bog, quagmire, slough, wash.
  • (Adjectives). Marshy, marish, swampy, boggy, plashy, poachy, paludal.

  • Island (Substantives), isle, islet, ait, holm, reef, atoll.
  • (Adjectives). Insular, sea-girt.

    3. Fluids in motion

  • Fluid in motion.
  • Stream (Substantives), flow, current, jet, undercurrent, course.

    (Verbs). To flow, stream, issue, run.

  • Water in motion.
  • River (Substantives), running water, jet, spirt, squirt, spout, splash, rush, gush, water-spout, sluice, linn, waterfall, cascade, catadupe, cataract, débâcle, avalanche, spate.

    Rain, shower, scud, driving rain, downpour, drencher, soaker, cloud-burst, mizzle, drizzle, dripping, stillicidium, flux, flow, profluence, effluence, efflux, effluxion, defluxion.

    Irrigation 337.

    Spring, fountain, rill, rivulet, gill, gullet, rillet, streamlet, runnel, sike, burn, beck, brook, stream, river, torrent, rapids, flush, flood, swash, tide, spring tide, high tide, bore, eagre, freshet, current, indraught, reflux, eddy, whirlpool, regurgitation.


    Wave, billow, surge, swell, ripple, ground swell, surf, breaker.

    Inundation, cataclysm.

    Science of fluids in motion: Hydraulics, Hydrodynamics, Hydrography.

    (Verbs). To flow, run, meander, gush, spout, roll, billow, surge, jet, well, drop, drip, trickle, dribble, ooze 295, percolate, distil, transude, stream, sweat, perspire 299, overflow, flow over, splash, swash, guggle, gurgle, sputter, spurt, regurgitate, surge.

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