Meaning of waterborne


Pronunciation: (wô'tur-bôrn", -bōrn", wot'ur-), [key]
— adj.
  1. floating or moving on water; supported by water: The ship was waterborne ten months after the keel was laid.
  2. transported by ship or boat: waterborne commerce.
  3. communicated by water, esp. drinking water: waterborne diseases.
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